Brian Ribeiro

UC Foundation & North Callahan Distinguished Professor of Philosophy

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Dr. Brian Ribeiro is an elected member of the UTC Council of Scholars and also a past President of the Tennessee Philosophical Association. He has authored dozens of scholarly articles, and his book Sextus, Montaigne, Hume: Pyrrhonizers was published by Brill in 2021.  Dr. Ribeiro teaches a wide range of courses, including Western Philosophical Traditions I & II, Introduction to Philosophy, The History of Modern European Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophical Skepticism, The Philosophy of David Hume, Atheism & Agnosticism, and Philosophical Eschatology. Dr. Ribeiro holds a UC Foundation Professorship and was named North Callahan Distinguished Professor of Philosophy in 2019.  He has served at UTC since 2004, having previously taught at Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, and West Virginia University.


Most of my papers can be downloaded from my SSRN page: 

I also have pages on PhilPeople and 

My Google Scholar page is here. 

I can be contacted at

The wait is over! The time has come! 

Makes an excellent gift for all occasions!

Sextus, Montaigne, Hume: Pyrrhonizers (Brill, 2021) is Volume 4 of "Brill Studies in Skepticism" edited by Diego E. Machuca  and Duncan Pritchard.

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I was honored to participate in a book symposium dedicated to SMHP; the symposium includes a précis, three critical commentaries, and an author’s reply. 

Meet Stevie!

The Whole Fam

   Jan. 2024

To celebrate my 50th birthday, I did my first polar-bear plunge!

Air temp was 12 degrees, but it was -2 degrees with wind chill!


<< Watch my good girl Stevie chase down a Frisbee!  

 (Maybe we should train for the next Skyhoundz competition that comes to Chattanooga?)