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Philosopher and medical researcher to discuss patient delirium

Apr. 5, 2016—Delirium in the ICU is the subject of a Vanderbilt University Medical Center group's research, which will be represented April 7 at a delirium forum in Furman Hall.

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Berry Lecture featuring Leif Wenar is March 25

Mar. 17, 2016—Find out how tyrants fund their operations through the ordinary purchases of American consumers when Leif Wenar speaks at Vanderbilt on March 25.

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Free lecture series will examine how technology influences morality

Mar. 8, 2016—Three lectures this spring will explore emerging or overlooked moral issues. The Berry Lectures begin March 18.

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Next library lunch talk is about deception

Feb. 29, 2016—The topic will be lying at the next Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box talk at the downtown Nashville library March 9.

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Pope’s call for ecological action focus of cross-disciplinary talks

Jan. 12, 2016—Environmental experts from a variety of fields will come together at Vanderbilt Divinity School for three public events this spring to discuss and respond to Pope Francis' letter on climate change.

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Paris Climate Agreement subject of public lecture, roundtable at Vanderbilt Wednesday, Jan. 13

Jan. 8, 2016—The Paris Climate Agreement is the subject of a lecture by a Columbia University law professor and a roundtable discussion to be introduced by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos. Both events will be held at Vanderbilt Law School Jan. 13.

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Fighting partisanship with philosophy

Oct. 28, 2015—When it comes to politics, keeping the lines of reasoned argument open is more important than reaching agreements, says Vanderbilt philosopher Robert B. Talisse.

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John Lachs book signing is Oct. 22

Oct. 6, 2015—Vanderbilt philosopher John Lachs will speak and sign copies of his latest book Oct. 22 at Parnassus Books in Nashville.

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African Diaspora symposium hosts first local screening of ‘Dreams Are Colder than Death’

Sep. 17, 2015—A Sept. 24-26 symposium will include plenary speakers Nahum Chancler of UC-Irvine and Cheryl Wall of Rutgers University, as well as Vanderbilt faculty member Lucius Outlaw and others.

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Julian Wuerth wins Kant Society book prize

Sep. 16, 2015—The North American Kant Society has honored Julian Wuerth of Vanderbilt for his book on philosopher Immanuel Kant.

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Nine professors honored at endowed chair holder celebration

Sep. 9, 2015—The extraordinary achievements of nine Vanderbilt endowed chair holders were lauded at a Sept. 8 celebration during which generous donors were thanked.

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Vanderbilt provost speaks Sept. 2 at downtown public library

Aug. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt Provost Susan Wente speaks Sept. 2 at the downtown Nashville Public Library about the workings of a research institution.

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