Terje Sparby
 is a philosopher and meditation researcher. His main areas of research are German idealism, consciousness, and phenomenological or introspective methods.

He studied philosophy at the University of Oslo and received his PhD in philosophy at Heidelberg University in 2012. The topic was Hegel’s conception of the determinate negation.

Terje has been a postdoc at Humboldt University and the Bender Institute of Neuroimaging. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Mind & Life Institute. Currently he is working at the Witten/Herdecke University.

He is collaborating with the Alliance for Peacebuilding on the project Rewiring the Brain for Peace: Bridging Neuroscience, Peacebuilding and Spirituality, is a member of Forum Berle, and co-organises the series Music & Meditation with Forum for Meditation and Neuroscience.