Jonardon Ganeri, Professor of Philosophy, NYUAD

Jonardon Ganeri

Professor of Philosophy

Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi



Professor Jonardon Ganeri holds an M.A. in Mathematics from Cambridge University. He obtained his M.Phil. in Philosophy from King’s College, London in 1989 and a D.Phil. in Philosophy from Oxford University in 1994.

Jonardon Ganeri works on the philosophy of self, consciousness and self-knowledge, on conceptions of rationality, on epistemology, metaphysics, and the philosophy of language and logic, with a particular focus on bringing Sanskrit philosophical tradition into dialogue with contemporary international philosophy.

The author of seven books and editor or co-editor of seven more, he has published in Mind, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, The Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Synthese, New Literary History, the Journal of Indian Philosophy, and other leading peer-reviewed philosophy journals. He is a subject-editor for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, and a member of the editorial boards of History and Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy East & West, and other journals.

He is currently editing the Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy (due 2016), a Routledge Critical Concepts series in Indian Philosophy (due 2016), and preparing a series of new essays in Buddhist philosophy of mind


NYU Abu Dhabi

  • PHIL-AD 223 Classical Indian Philosophy
  • CCOL-AD 10 Subjectivity

NYU New York

  • PHIL-GA 3010 Advanced Topics in Buddhist Philosophy of Mind
  • PHIL-UA 101 Topics in the History of Philosophy