Jay L. Garfield is Doris Silbert Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy, Logic and Buddhist Studies, Chair of the Philosophy department, and Director of the Logic program at Smith College. He is also Visiting Professor of Buddhist Philosophy at Harvard Divinity School, Professor of Philosophy at Melbourne University and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies. Graham Priest has held chairs of philosophy in Australia, the UK, and the United States, as well as many visiting positions at universities in Europe and Asia. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and Boyce Gibson Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne. Robert H. Sharf is D. H. Chen Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley, as well as Chair of Berkeley’s Center for Buddhist Studies.
Yasuo Deguchi is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Center for Applied Philosophy & Ethics in the Graduate School of Letters, Director of Unit of Kyoto Initiatives for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Vice Provost, and Deputy Executive Vice-President of Kyoto University.