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  1. There are quite a lot of them and often quite interesting, but, alas, a significant part has not been translated into European languages, so there is little access to their works for those who do not speak Eastern languages. I will mention a few interesting names whose works are available in English.

    Feng Youlan (died 1990), contemporary Chinese philosopher. This is such an interesting attempt to synthesize Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism with Western philosophy. He is also known as a historian of Chinese philosophy. Feng Yulan studied in Beijing, and then in the United States, at Columbia University, after which he returned to China. Some of his major works have been translated into English. For more information, see the article in NFE.

    Tu Weiming is a neo-Confucian, grew up and started studying philosophy in Taiwan, then studied at Princeton, taught a lot in the United States, and is quite popular. The Internet Philosophical Encyclopedia calls him “one of the most famous Chinese Confucian philosophers of the 20th and 21st centuries.” He has interesting works, for example, about Eastern philosophy and ecological thinking and the dialogue of civilizations. In general, he writes on various topics. Like Feng Yulan, he tries to integrate Chinese and Western philosophies.

    Hitoshi Nagai is a Japanese philosopher who develops an original version of Solipsism based on Wittgenstein's ideas. Interest in solipsism (however, interpreted in a rather peculiar way) does not prevent him from actively promoting philosophy in Japan and having his own website: https://nagai.philosophy-zoo.com/en/

  2. Living Dalai Lama XIV. From the relatively recent past, Mahatma Gandhi, as well as the Roerichs and H. P. Blavatsky, although they represent the Western world as individuals, their philosophy has Eastern roots.

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