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Philosophy professor to discuss research on political polarization Nov. 21

Nov. 18, 2019—Robert Talisse, W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy, will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in its Place, at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m.

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TEDxNashville 2018 to include Herculano-Houzel, Ikard and Talisse

Mar. 9, 2018—College of Arts and Science professors Suzana Herculano-Houzel, David Ikard and Robert Talisse are among the speakers at the TEDxNashville event March 16–17 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Oct. 5, 2017—Read about the latest faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Philosophy on the run: Vanderbilt professors host ‘Philosophy 15’ video podcast

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."

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Lachs to lecture on death and self-importance

Apr. 10, 2017—This year's Berry Lecture is April 20 and features Vanderbilt philosopher John Lachs.

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Can America be reinvented in the Donald Trump era?

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.

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Vanderbilt graduate program for working adults to hold open house

Apr. 29, 2016—Working adults looking to further their education are invited to the open house of Vanderbilt's MLAS program at 6 p.m. May 4.

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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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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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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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Philosophers honor Lenn Goodman’s research in new book

Apr. 15, 2015—Lenn Goodman, whose philosophical research is being lauded in a book that includes his name in the title, will be honored by academic colleagues at an April 20 public celebration in Buttrick Hall.

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