Chris Watkin grew up in Yorkshire and now lives in Melbourne with his wife and baby boy. He lectures in French and Literary Studies at Monash University where his research focuses on God and humanity in contemporary French philosophy. His latest books are Difficult Atheism, From Plato to Postmodernism: The Story of Western Culture through Philosophy, Literature and Art, and French Philosophy Today: New Figures of the Human in Badiou, Meillassoux, Malabou, Serres and Latour. He has also recently finished a book that offers a Reformed assessment and critique of the influential philosopher Jacques Derrida. He edits the Crosscurrents monograph series in European philosophy for Edinburgh University Press, and blogs at christopherwatkin.com. You can find him on Twitter @DrChrisWatkin.