Ben Letson

Associate Professor of Philosophy Religion & Philosophy

Professor Letson teaches courses, in ethics, bioethics, modern and contemporary philosophy, and Asian philosophy. He is the author of Davidson’s Theory of Truth and its Implications for Rorty’s Pragmatism and a chapter in Football and Philosophy. He is particularly interested in the work of Alasdair MacIntyre and Zen Buddhism.


  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
    Ph.D., M.A., Philosophy
  • Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA
    B.A., Philosophy and English



“Feel the Big Mo’” in Football and Philosophy

Upcoming Research:

I am currently working on a book about Zen Buddhism.


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