Matthew Tirrigan is a PhD student in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Virginia. His primary areas of research are the history of philosophy, the history of ethics, and moral psychology, with a specific focus on ancient ethics and the British moralists. He also has interests in ancient skepticism and the metaphysical issues surrounding time and death. He holds a BA in philosophy from Syracuse University.
“It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.”