In this fathom-long body with its perceptions and thoughts there is the world, the origin of the world, the ending of the world and the path leading to the ending of the world. AN 4.45

I’m an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. My research is on Indian Buddhist philosophy (with a focus on the Pāli literature) and empirically informed philosophy of mind. I’m particularly interested in affective neuroscience and the psychology of attention and how these disciplines can help us understand the nature of consciousness.