Robert Talisse

  • Vanderbilt University

    Robert Talisse: “Must Life be Tragic?”

    Watch video of the most recent presentation in the Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy that took place on March 1 with Robert Talisse, professor and chair of philosophy. He discussed “Must Life Be Tragic?” “The Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy provide a wonderful opportunity to reach a broader audience beyond… Read More

    Mar 2, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Listen: Philosophy talks continue with Robert Talisse

    Robert Talisse   A new series of talks – the Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy – continues March 1 with Robert Talisse, professor and chair of philosophy. He will discuss “Must Life Be Tragic?” Video of Talisse’s lecture is scheduled to be posted afterward at In addition,… Read More

    Feb 28, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt philosophy department launches new lecture series

    Vanderbilt University Centennial Professor of Philosophy John Lachs is the lead-off speaker Feb. 23 for a new series of talks that aims to make philosophy accessible and relevant for the public. Read More

    Feb 14, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Robert Talisse: “Faith in Democracy”

    Watch video from the December 7 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event featuring Robert Talisse, professor of philosophy, speaking on “Faith in Democracy.” Citizens in a democratic society share political power as equals. This equality entails that the exercise of political power is legitimate only when it can be justified by… Read More

    Dec 8, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Open house May 17 to preview Master of Liberal Arts and Science summer courses

    Holly Tucker (Joe Howell) Our next Master of Liberal Arts and SciencePre-View Open House is scheduled for Tuesday, May 17, at 6 p.m. in Wilson Hall.  All three MLAS faculty for this summer will present background on their courses. MLAS 260 70: “Found & Fabricated: Sculpture” with Professor… Read More

    May 2, 2011