Auburn Philosophy Conference
10th Annual Conference: The Conclusion of Practical Reasoning
Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities at Pebble Hill
April 5-6, 2018
This is a two day event. April 5-6, 2018.
9:00-10:15: Jennifer Hornsby (University of London, Birkbeck College): Acts as Conclusions
Moderator: Will Small (University of Illinois, Chicago)
10:25-11:40: Patricio Fernandez (University of Navarra): The Representations of Aristotle’s Thesis: Some Cautionary Remarks
Moderator: John Schwenkler (Florida State University)
1:00-2:15: Anton Ford (University of Chicago): The Premises of Action
Moderator: Eric Wiland (University of Missouri, St. Louis)
2:25-3:40: Sarah Paul (University of Wisconsin, Madison): Commitment and Uncertainty.
Moderator: Luca Ferrero (University of California, Riverside)
3:50-5:05 James Conant (University of Chicago): Illusions of Practical Knowledge
Moderator: Jeremy Schwarz (Texas Tech University)
9:00-10:15: Jonathan Dancy (University of Texas, Austin): Acting in the Light of Reasoning
Moderator: Mathias Haase (University of Chicago)
10:25-11:40: Alexandra Newton (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign): The Moral Law is not the Law of a Species: Kant against Specism about Practical Reason
Moderator: Samuel Baker (University of South Alabama)
1:00-2:15 Sarah Buss (University of Michigan): Some Reflections on the Relationship between Reason and the Will
Moderator: Amir Saemi (Institute For Research In Fundamental Sciences, Tehran)
2:25-3:40: Michael Thompson (University of Pittsburgh): General predication, self predication and practical self predication.
Moderator: Ian Blecher (Hunter College)
3:50-5:05: Sebastian Rödl (Leipzig University): The Good — As It Is Comprehended In Practical Reasoning
Moderator: David Hunter (Ryerson University)
Conference Registration: Registration this year is complimentary. You only have to sign in, but not to pay anything. You can sign in by sending an e-mail to Eric Marcus.
Conference Location: Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities at Pebble Hill
Accommodations: Speakers and guests will be staying at the Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center.
Auburn, Alabama: Auburn is located in east central Alabama, on I-85, 100 miles southwest of Hartsfield Jackson Airport, about 110 miles southwest of the center of Atlanta, and 40 miles east of Montgomery. In the area one may find such attractions as the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, the Martin Luther King Jr. historical district, FDR’s Little White House, Callaway Gardens, the first confederate White House, the Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial, the Rosa Parks Museum, the George Washington Carver Museum at the Tuskegee Institute, and the Blount Shakespeare Theatre.
Last Updated: May 30, 2018