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Eric S NELSON (埃里克‧尼爾森)  PhD Emory University, 2002
Associate Professor
 
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Eric S. Nelson is Associate Professor of Humanities at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Professor Nelson has been teaching at HKUST since 2014. His areas of teaching and research include modern European, East Asian, and intercultural / comparative philosophy and religion. He is particularly interested in questions of communication, interpretation, and social interaction (hermeneutics and ethics).

Eric S Nelson is the author of Chinese and Buddhist Philosophy in Early Twentieth-Century German Thought (Bloomsbury, 2017) and he is currently working on a GRF funded project (16631916) on the early modern German reception of Chinese philosophy.

He has published over seventy articles and book chapters on Chinese, German, and Jewish philosophy. He is the co-editor with François Raffoul of the Bloomsbury Companion to Heidegger (London: Bloomsbury, expanded paperback edition 2016) and Rethinking Facticity (Albany: SUNY Press, 2008). He has also co-edited with John Drabinski, Between Levinas and Heidegger (Albany: SUNY Press, 2014); with Giuseppe D'Anna and Helmut Johach, Anthropologie und Geschichte: Studien zu Wilhelm Dilthey aus Anlass seines 100. Todestages (Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2013); and with Antje Kapust and Kent Still, Addressing Levinas (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2005).

He has edited special topic issues of the journals Frontiers of Philosophy in China and the Journal of Chinese Philosophy.

埃里克·尼爾森(中文名:寧問天),系香港科技大學人文學部副教授,研究領域包括現代歐洲哲學、東亞哲學、跨文化及比較哲學研究,尤為關注文化交流、闡釋學、倫理學等議題。著有《二十世紀初德國思想中的中國哲學與佛教》(布魯姆伯里出版社2017年版),目前正撰寫一本關於中國哲學在近代德國流播的新著。已發表七十餘篇關於中國、德國和猶太思想的論文。

此外,與弗朗索瓦·拉福爾(François Raffoul)合編《布魯姆伯里海德格爾讀本》(再版于2016年)、《重申事實性》(紐約州立大學出版社2008年版),與約翰·德拉布津斯基(John Drabinski)合編《對話:列維納斯與海德格爾》(紐約州立大學出版社2014年版),與朱塞佩·狄安娜(Giuseppe D'Anna)、赫爾穆特·約哈赫(Helmut Johach)合編《人類學與歷史學:狄爾泰研究專輯——紀念狄爾泰逝世100週年》(Königshausen & Neumann出版社2013年),与安特耶·卡普斯特(Antje Kapust)、肯特·施蒂爾(Kent Still)合編《列维纳斯研究》(西北大學出版社2005年版)。另主編過《中國哲學前沿》和《中國哲學雜誌》數期特刊。

 

Research Interests
Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, Critical Social Theory; Comparative/Intercultural Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion; Practical Philosophy, Philosophy of Nature and Environment

 

Representative Publications
Chinese and Buddhist Philosophy in Early Twentieth-Century German Thought (London: Bloomsbury, 2017).

 

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