LACHS, John. American, b. 1934. Genres: Poetry, Philosophy, Bibliography. Career: Professor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1967-93; Centennial Professor of Philosophy, 1993-; Assistant Professor, 1959-62; Associate Professor, 1962-66, and Professor, 1966-67, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. Publications: Animal Faith and Spiritual Life: Unpublished and Uncollected Works of George Santayana with Critical Essays on His Thought, 1967; Marxist Philosophy: A Bibliographical Guide, 1967; (ed. with S.M. Lachs) Physical Order and Moral Liberty: Previously Unpublished Essays of George Santayana, 1969; (trans. with P. Heath) J. G. Fichte: The Science of Knowledge, 1970; The Ties of Time (poetry), 1970; Intermediate Man, 1981; Mind and Philosophers, 1987; George Santayana, 1988; The Relevance of Philosophy to Life, 1995; In Love with Life, 1998; (with M. Hodges) Thinking in the Ruins, 1999. Address: Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235, U.S.A.