Mr Mattia Sisti

DPhil Candidate in Philosophy

I graduated in philosophy at Vita-Salute-San Raffaele University in Milan in 2014; during the last year of these studies, I spent several months in Germany between Munich and Berlin in order to learn German.

After completing an MA in ancient philosophy at Durham University in 2015, I moved to Beijing in order to do an internship with the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce for approximately 6 months.

Research interests

My research interests include:

  • ancient philosophy;
  • Plato’s philosophical and political thought;
  • ancient scepticism (in particular ancient Pyrrhonism);
  • Nietzsche.

The aim of my DPhil is to gain a more solid understanding of the sceptical movements of Antiquity (with particular reference to ancient Pyrrhonism) and to analyse their reception in Nietzsche’s thought.