Department of Philosophy

Auburn Philosophical Society

AUPS meeting

The Auburn Philosophical Society consists of a group of professors, students, guest speakers and other guests that meets approximately every other Friday.  A typical meeting, a paper is presented and is followed by a period of questions and discussions. Anyone who is interested is invited to attend and participate. Contact: Eric Marcus, 844-3626; HC 6090.

Current Schedule of Speakers and Papers

Fall 2017

August 25: Nicholas Koziolek (Auburn) 3:00 pm Ross 136 "Is Belief a State?"

September 8: Mike Bertrand (Auburn) 3:00 pm Ross 136 "Why We Need Non-Factive Metaphysical Explanations"

September 22: Mike Watkins (Auburn) 3:00 pm Ross 136

October 6: Antonio Capuano (Auburn) 3:00 pm Ross 136

October 27: Paul Bloomfield (Connecticut) 3:00 pm Ross 136

November 3: Amy Kind (Claremont McKenna) 3:00 pm Ross 136

December 1: John Hacker-Wright (Guelph) 3:00 pm Ross 136

Spring 2017

Friday 2/3: Mike Bertrand (Auburn) 3:00 pm Ross 136

Friday 2/10: Anjan Chakravatty (Notre Dame) "Pluralism (but not Perspectivism) about Scientific Models" 3:00 pm Ross 136

Wednesday 2/22: Edward Halper (Georgia) "The Metaphysics of Personal Relationships" 3:00 pm Lowder 14

Thursday and Friday 3/23-24: Auburn University Philosophy Conference: "Moral and Aesthetic Testimony"

Friday 4/7: Allison Fritz (Auburn)

Friday 4/21: Ted Poston (South Alabama) "Two strategies for explaining away skepticism"

Fall 2016

Friday 8/26: James Shelley (Auburn) "The Acquaintance Principle" 3:00 pm Ross 136

Friday 9/9: Nicholas Koziolek (Auburn) "Coming to Believe" 3:00 pm Ross 136

Friday 9/23: Nick Wiltsher (Auburn) "Understanding Literature Imaginatively" 3:00 pm Ross 136

Friday 10/7: Jim Hamilton (Kansas St.) 3:00 pm Ross 136

Friday 10/28: Yujin Nagasawa (Birmingham, UK) "Maximal God and the Modal Ontological Argument" 3:00 pm Ross 136

Friday 12/2: Reshef Agam-Segal (Virginia Military Institute) 3:00 pm Ross 136

Spring 2016

Friday 1/29: Tim Sundell (Kentucky) 3:00pm Ross 136
Friday 2/5: David Sanson (Illinois State) 3:00pm Ross 136
Friday 2/26: Jennifer Lockhart (Auburn) 3:00pm Ross 136

Friday 3/4: Silver Bronzo (Auburn) 3:00pm Ross 136
Thursday and Friday, March 24-25: "Aristotle and Kant in Conversation", 8th Annual Auburn University Philosophy Conference
Tuesday 3/29: Christine Korsgaard (Harvard), Littleton-Franklin Lecture 4:00pm Lowder 113A
Friday 4/15: Antonio Capuano (Auburn) 3:00pm Ross 136
Friday 4/22: David O’Connor (Notre Dame) 3:00pm Ross 136

Fall 2015

Friday 9/4: Luke Manning (Auburn) 3:00pm Haley Center 3203
Friday 9/18: Chris Buckman (Auburn) 3:00 pm Ross 136
Friday 10/9: Kristin Boyce (Miss St.) 3:00 pm Ross 136
Friday 10/23: Stina Bäckström (Åbo Akademi University) 3:00 pm Ross 136
Friday 11/6: David Sanson (Illinois St.) 3:00 pm Ross 136

Spring 2015

Friday March 6th and Saturday March 7th, 9:30 to 4:30: AU Philosophy Conference.

Friday, April 10th, 4pm: Karen Stohr.

Friday, April 24th, 4pm: Shawn Standefer.

Fall 2014

August 29, at 4:00 pm in Haley Center 2182: James Shelley (Auburn)

September 19, at 4:00 pm in Haley Center 2182: Chad Kidd (Auburn)

October 3, at 4:00 pm in Haley Center 2182: Silver Bronzo (Auburn)

October 31, at 4:00 pm in Haley Center 2182: Antonio Capuano (Auburn)

November 14, at 4:00 pm in Haley Center 2182: Ben Laurence (Chicago)

December 5, at 4:00 pm in Haley Center 2182: Clinton Tolley (UCSD)

Spring 2014

  • January 17, at 4: Kelly Jolley (Auburn)
  • January 24, at 4: Lisa Ievers (Auburn)
  • March 25, at 4: John Schwenkler (FSU)
  • April 4, at 4:  James Shelley (Auburn)
  • April 11, at 4: Nina Brewer-Davis (Auburn)
  • All the sessions will take place in HC 2182.

Fall 2013

  • Friday, Aug 30, at 4:  Eric Marcus (Auburn)
  • Friday, Sep 13 at 4: Keren Gorodeisky (Auburn)
  • Friday, Sep 27, at 4: Edward Mooney (Syracuse)
  • Friday, Oct 4, at 4: Tom Lockhart (Auburn)
  • Friday, Oct 18, at 4: Joshua Johnston (Auburn)
  • Friday, Nov 8, at 4: Vanessa de Harven (U Mass)
  • Thursday, Nov 21, at 5: Sam Fleischacker (UIC)

 

You can find a list of speakers and papers from previous years here.

Last Updated: September 05, 2017