Ted Parent earned his Ph.D. from UNC--Chapel Hill, and is currently faculty at Virginia Tech. He writes on metaphysics and epistemology, broadly construed, with publications in Philosophical Studies, the Journal of Philosophy, and the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, among others. His first monograph is Self-Reflection for the Opaque Mind (Routledge, 2017) and is now drafting a second, tentatively titled A Critique of Metaphysical Thinking.