is perhaps the most influential Chinese philosopher alive today, and arguably one of the most important Chinese intellectuals in the past fifty years. He became famous in the 1980s with his work on Chinese aesthetics, and is well known as a historical materialist, a Neo-Kantian, and Marxist-Confucian. Many of his works on the history of Chinese philosophy as well as his books on his own philosophical system are now being translated into English.
Jeanne Haizhen Allen received Master degree on Western Philosophy at Philosophy Department in East China Normal University, Shanghai, and currently is working on her Master thesis on Aristotle's philosophy on bodily pleasure at Classics Department in McMaster University in Canada. She has translated nine literary books from English to Chinese.
Christopher Ahn is an independent scholar and translator based in the United States.