Matthew Chrisman

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I am a Reader in Philosophy and Head of Department at the University of Edinburgh. My teaching and research are focused on ethical theory, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and epistemology. I have published books with Oxford University Press and Routledge and articles in the Journal of Philosophy, Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research and Philosophical Studies. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my young family, cycling, yoga and brewing beer.

Areas of Interest
Philosophy and Theology
University of Edinburgh
Key words
ethics, metaethics, political theory, semantics, epistemology

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After completing a BA in History at UCL and some further years working in Europe and Asia, Miranda returned home to complete her MSc, PhD and several fellowships at the University of Edinburgh. She is now an Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh and an Anniversary Fellow in Philosophy and Literature at the University of Stirling.