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Matthew Wright
Matthew Wright

Matthew Wright is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Government at Morehead State University in Morehead, KY. A Ph.D. Candidate in Political Theory at the University of Texas, Austin, his defense in scheduled for November 2011. Wright’s dissertation research is located broadly within the Thomistic-Aristotelian tradition, focusing on the value of political association relative to other forms of community, as well as the correlative difficulty of prioritizing goods and interests within a community of communities. His assessment of John Finnis's influential account of Thomistic political thought has recently appeared in The American Journal of Jurisprudence. A native Arkansan, Wright currently resides in Morehead, KY with his wife and their three children.