Philosophical Society Symposium on Romano’s Book

Carlin Romano

At its 40th annual conference this March, the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy,  the chief scholarly group in the field of American philosophy, held a symposium on America the Philosophical, the recent book by Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano. Read More»

Romano is only American Author at Beijing Book Fair

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano debated the chief claim of his recent book, America the Philosophical — that America is the foremost philosophical culture in the history of the world, in part because of its enormous freedom of expression — with two leading Chinese intellectuals at the Beijing International Book Fair in September.  Read More»

Book Signing With Actor Tony Danza

Tony Danza

Actor Tony Danza (Taxi, Who’s the Boss?) will be on the Ursinus College campus on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 6:30 p.m. in Bomberger Auditorium to promote his new book, I Would Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had: My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High. Read More»

Book: ‘Starred’ reviews by Kirkus, Publishers Weekly

America the Philosophical, the forthcoming book about America as a philosophical culture, by Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano, has earned a rare accolade: “starred” reviews from both of the country’s major pre-publication reviews, Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews. Read More»

Publisher’s Weekly Names Faculty Book one of Top Ten

America the Philosophical

America the Philosophical,  by Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano, a 672-page book to be published by Alfred A. Knopf in May, was named one of the “Top Ten” books of the spring season in “Literary Criticism and Essays” by Publishers Weekly, the main magazine of the book publishing industry. Read More»

Professor Explores Children’s Modern Lifestyles

Gabrielle Principe

Gabrielle Principe, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, explores the consequences of children’s modern lifestyles—their homes, schools, toys, and pastimes—on brain development in her new book, Your Brain on Childhood: The Unexpected Side Effects of Classrooms, Ballparks, Family Rooms and the Minivan. Read More»

Professor’s Book Review in New York Times

Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano has written a  comprehensive review of the book, “Disaster was My God: A Novel of the Outlaw Life of Arthur Rimbaud,” by Bruce Duffy. The review appears in the New York Times arts section Aug. 24. Romano, former book editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer, is the author of America the Philosophical, to be published by Alfred A. Knopf.