Jun. 21, 2017—When Michael Caruso walked across the Commencement stage and received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt in 1972, pursuing a Ph.D. seemed unlikely. Despite falling in love with philosophy after taking an introductory course with Centennial Professor of Philosophy John Lachs his sophomore year and declaring it his major, he put his focus on philosophical studies...
May. 29, 2017—Vanderbilt philosophy professors Robert B. Talisse and Scott F. Aikin offer some rules of thumb on how to argue.
May. 1, 2017—Got 15 minutes? Rob Talisse and Scott Aikin say that's enough time to get philosophical with the help of their podcast, "Philosophy 15."
Apr. 10, 2017—This year's Berry Lecture is April 20 and features Vanderbilt philosopher John Lachs.
Apr. 7, 2017—An exhibition showcasing life stories of African American seniors—part of a project founded by Associate Provost Ifeoma Nwankwo—will be displayed April 13 at Sarratt Student Center.
Jan. 26, 2017—A citywide effort to feed hungry people with food that otherwise would be wasted will be explained Feb. 1 at the downtown Nashville Public Library.
Dec. 1, 2016—Will the Trump era be one of despair or hope? Vanderbilt professors will discuss it Dec. 7 at Nashville's downtown public library.
Sep. 30, 2016—A speaker series honoring the late Vanderbilt philosopher John Compton will bring the University of York's Catherine Wilson to campus.
Sep. 1, 2016—Historian Michael Bess, who writes about the social and cultural impact of technological change, leads off this year's free Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box series Sept. 7 at the downtown library.
Aug. 9, 2016—Renowned experts across disciplines will speak on Judaeo-Arabic history and culture at an international conference at Vanderbilt University Aug. 15-18.
Apr. 29, 2016—Leah Lowe will discuss "Immersive Theatre and the Audience of the Future" when she speaks May 4 as part of the Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flair series at the Nashville Public Library.
Apr. 21, 2016—The traveling exhibit "States of Incarceration" features a contribution from philosophy students at Vanderbilt. It will be displayed in Nashville in spring 2018.