Nick Riggle
Assistant Professor in Philosophy, University of San Diego

Nick Riggle is a writer and philosopher. You can find some of his work in Philosophers' Imprint, The Philosophical Quarterly, the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of San Diego.

Written by Nick Riggle

Matt Clark of the Milwaukee Brewers receives high-fives after his home run, September 10. 2014. Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty

Essay/
Ethics
High five!

Why, in the entire history of human life, did awesomeness become the great virtue of our age (and suckiness its vice)?

Nick Riggle