Matthew Meyer, Ph.D.


Associate Professor

Office:  LSC 568

Phone: 570.941.5814


Personal Website:  Click Here

Matthew Meyer joined the Philosophy Department in 2010. Prior to coming to The University of Scranton, he received a joint PhD-MA degree from Boston University in philosophy and classics. He has a BA in economics from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota and also holds advanced degrees from Harvard University and the University of Vienna. He has a general interest in the history of philosophy and specializes in ancient Greek and nineteenth-century German philosophy.  Most of his research to date has been on the thought of Friedrich Nietzsche. He recently published a book, Reading Nietzsche Through the Ancients: An Analysis of Becoming, Perspectivism, and the Principle of Non-Contradiction, with the Berlin-based publisher Walter de Gruyter. He serves as the moderator of the philosophy honors society Phi Sigma Tau at The University of Scranton, and he is also the pre-law advisor at The University of Scranton.