I have recently completed an M.Sc. in computer science at University College Dublin, and I will be an Assistant Lecturer in Philosophy at Maynooth University, during the coming academic year. I do research in the following areas: philosophy of computer science and AI; the ancient philosophy of Heraclitus, and in particular the notion that his philosophy was motivated by his reaction to a naïve paratactic metaphysics; computational philology, applying computer programs to parse ancient texts; and the philosophy of language and linguistics, in particular the philosophy of Jerrold J. Katz.

I am editor of the 'Pre-Socratic Philosophy' and 'Herac…

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