Talisse is a professor of philosophy and political science at Vanderbilt. His main areas of specialization are democracy, pluralism, political legitimacy and ethics. In his lecture, Talisse will talk about the benefits of democracy and reasons that we should defend it.
Talisse has edited 10 books, including Reasonable Atheism, with Scott Aikin; Democracy and Moral Conflict; Pragmatism: A Guide for the Perplexed, with Scott Aikin; and A Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy. Talisse is also the editor of the Public Affairs Quarterly. He earned his Ph.D. in philosophy from City University of New York in 2001.For more information about this event, call 561-297-2928.