Jonardon Ganeri

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Jonardon Ganeri, FBA, is a philosopher, specialising in philosophy of mind and in South Asian and Buddhist philosophical traditions. As of 2015, he is Global Network Professor in the College of Arts and Science, New York University, and a member of the Philosophy programme at NYUAD. Ganeri graduated from Churchill College, Cambridge, with his undergraduate degree in mathematics, before completing a DPhil in philosophy at University and Wolfson Colleges, Oxford. He is on the editorial board of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, the British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Philosophy East & West, Analysis, and the Journal of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research.[1][2]


In 2015, Ganeri was elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA), the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and social sciences. Also in 2015, Ganeri won the Infosys Science Foundation's prize in the category of humanities, the first philosopher to do so.[2]

Selected works[edit]

  • Attention, Not Self (Oxford University Press, 2017).
  • (ed) The Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2017).
  • The Self: Naturalism, Consciousness and the First-Person Stance (Oxford University Press, 2012).
  • The Lost Age of Reason: Philosophy in Early Modern India 1450–1700 (Oxford University Press, 2011).
  • The Concealed Art of the Soul: Theories of Self and Practices of Truth in Indian Ethics and Epistemology (Oxford University Press, 2007).
  • Artha: Testimony and the Theory of Meaning in Indian Philosophical Analysis (Oxford University Press, 2006).
  • Philosophy in Classical India: The Proper Work of Reason (Routledge, 2001).
  • Semantic Powers (Oxford University Press, 1999).


  1. ^ "Jonardon Ganeri". Retrieved 2018-04-30.
  2. ^ a b "Professor Jonardon Ganeri | British Academy". British Academy. Retrieved 2018-04-30.