Robert B. Talisse

is a political philosopher focused on democracy and civic ethics. He is the author of over a dozen academic books and over 100 peer-reviewed articles. In addition, Talisse hosts the Why We Argue podcast and co-hosts the New Books in Philosophy podcast. Talisse also contributes regularly to various public philosophy sites such as Aeon, Scientific American Mind, 3 Quarks Daily, 3AM Magazine, Skeptical Inquirer, Free Inquiry, Think, and Institute for Arts and Ideas magazine.