Apr. 23, 2014—A memorial celebration in honor of John and Marjorie Compton is planned for Saturday, June 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Benton Chapel on the Vanderbilt campus.
Apr. 22, 2014—Seniors Domonique Bragg and Cody Stothers, who both hail from rural Arkansas, followed a similar path to Vanderbilt.
Feb. 4, 2014—The public is invited to engage with Vanderbilt University philosophers on thought-provoking questions about the nature of human existence at the 2014 Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy starting Feb. 11.
Jan. 21, 2014—John J. Compton, who taught philosophy at Vanderbilt University for more than four decades, died Jan. 18. He was 85.
Dec. 11, 2013—Scott Aikin and Robert Talisse, two Vanderbilt University philosophy professors who are passionate about the importance of political argument to democracy, have written a step-by-step guide that blasts many of the so-called debates in current media.
Dec. 2, 2013—Martin Rapisarda will discuss the "Difficult Art" exhibition at the Dec. 4 "Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood" at the Nashville Public Library.
Nov. 7, 2013—Read about faculty and student awards and achievements.
Oct. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the fall launch of Latino and Latina Studies, a new multidisciplinary program, with several events during Hispanic Heritage Month, including an Oct. 15 talk by author Joy Castro.
Sep. 4, 2013—The fall 2013 edition of Saturday University at Vanderbilt will feature members of the philosophy department lecturing on “Life’s Big Questions and Philosophy’s Answers to Them” on four October Saturday mornings.
Sep. 3, 2013—Charlotte Pierce-Baker will discuss her memoir This Fragile Life: A Mother's Story of a Bipolar Son when Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood resumes Sept. 4.
Aug. 20, 2013—A leading scholar of political theory is using his Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at Vanderbilt to research the relationship between rights and utility in American political and philosophical thought since 1776.
May. 16, 2013—Amy-Jill Levine forgot "after about the first 12 minutes" that she was inside a prison back in 2005 when she first taught at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution.