Research Interests19th and 20th-century continental philosophy and critical theory, modern Chinese intellectual history, modern political theory, philosophy of history
Camila YaDeau is interested in the encounters and exchanges between Western European philosophy and political thought and Chinese intellectuals in the late 19th through the mid-20th century. She is interested in the translation of texts, the history of concepts, and the reception of particular thinkers in China (including Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Rousseau, Mill and Darwin). Prior to coming to Berkeley, she earned her BA at Yale University in Philosophy, then during the 2012-2013 academic year studied Chinese literature, Classical Chinese, and Chinese philosophy at Tsinghua University, Beijing as a Richard U. Light Fellow.