Vassar College Department of Philosophy - Faculty

Michael McCarthy

Professor Emeritus

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Michael McCarthy is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Yale University. His special interests include the history of philosophy, both ancient and modern, ethics, political philosophy, and philosophical anthropology. He has written several books, The Crisis of Philosophy, The Ethics of Lobbying and El Pensiamento Politico de Hannah Arendt, and is just completing a major work on the political humanism of Hannah Arendt. Mr. McCarthy is an associate fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center and a member of the Lonergan Institute board at Boston College.