Steven Cahn belongs to that exclusive class of professors who have t only contributed influentially to the leading debates of their discipline, but have also written insightfully about the academic vocation itself. This volume comprises 13 essays, authored by Cahn's colleagues and former students, presented in his hor on the occasion of his 25th year as Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York. The chapters focus on topics that have been central to Cahn's philosophical work, such as the teaching of Philosophy, the responsibilities of Philosophy professors, the nature of happiness, and the concept of the good life.
Robert B. Talisse is associate professor of philosophy at Vanderbilt University. Maureen Eckert is assistant professor of philosophy at University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.