Carlin Romano Delivers Lectures at Kenyon College

Philosophy and Humanities Professor Carlin Romano gave two invited lectures at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, this month. Co-sponsored by the Kenyon College Philosophy Department and The Kenyon Review, the distinguished literary journal, Romano gave one lecture on his book, America the Philosophical, and another entitled, “The Critic and Literary Life in America Today.”

In August, Romano gave three invited talks at the World Congress of Philosophy in Athens: one on his book, a second on “Philosophy and the Media,” and the third on “Philosophy in the Public Sphere.” The World Congress of Philosophy, which begain in 1900 in Paris and brings together more than 3,000 philosophers from over 60 countries, takes place every five years in a different world capital. This year’s participating philosophers included Jurgen Habermas of Germany and Umberto Eco of Italy.