Ashok Gangadean, Ph.D. is professor and chairman of philosophy at Haverford College where he has pioneered global philosophy during the past 40 years. He is author of three books, including Meditative Reason: Toward Universal Grammar. He is founder-director of The Global Dialogue Institute which introduces the technology of deep dialogue for people seeking to communicate across diverse perspectives and between different worldviews. He is also the cofounder of the World Commission on Global Consciousness and Spirituality which brings eminent global visionaries together to facilitate the great planetary awakening. He has been a television host of Global Lens in the Philadelphia region.