Franco, E.

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Eli Franco

Eli Franco (born June 19, 1953 in Tel Aviv ) is an Israeli Indologist. He received his BA in Philosophy and Jewish Philosophy from the University of Tel Aviv in 1976, the Diplôme de l' Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in 1978, Paris, and the Doctorat 3e cycle from the Université de Paris X and L'Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in 1980. Since 2004 he has held the chair for Indology at the Institute for Indology and Central Asian Studies at the University of Leipzig, Germany. Among his writings include: Perception, Knowledge and Disbelief: A Study of Jayarāśi's Skepticism (Franz Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden, 1987), Dharmakīrti on Compassion and Rebirth (Arbeitskreis für Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien, Universität Wien, 1997), The Spitzer Manuscript: The Oldest Philosophical Manuscript in Sanskrit (Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2004), and (with Miyako Notake) Dharmakīrti on the Duality of the Object: Pramāṇavārttika III, 1 - 63 (Lit Verlag, 2014). (Adapted from Source July 20, 2019)

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