Department of Philosophy

Auburn Philosophy Conference 2010

2nd Annual Conference: Ontology of Ordinary Objects

February 26 - 27, 2010

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Program:

Thursday, Feb. 25th

6-8 Reception at Amsterdam Cafe

Friday, Feb. 26th, The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

10:00 Kenyote address: “Mereological Sums and Singular Terms,”

          Kathrin Koslicki, University of Colorado, Boulder

11:00 “Parthood is Identity,” Kris McDaniel, Syracuse University

12:00 Lunch Break

1:30 “The question of the existence and reality of ordinary objects,”

         Thomas Hofweber, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2:30 “The depth of the problem of the many,” Paul Hovda, Reed College

3:30 Kenyote address: “Ordinary Objects and Deflationary Metaphysics,”

        Amie Thomasson, University of Miami

Evening: Informal dinner arrangements

 

Saturday, February 27th, The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

10:00 Kenyote address: “Pragmatism, Ontology and Ordinary Objects,”

          Lynne Rudder Baker, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

11:00 “Sparse Realism about Two Forms of Sameness,”

          Crawford Elder, University of Connecticut, Storrs

12:00 Lunch Break

1:30 “The Ordinary and the Fundamental,” Karen Bennett, Cornell University

2:30 “The foundations and metafoundations of objects,” Brian Epstein, Tufts              

3:30 “Parthood and Individuation in a One-Category Ontology,”

         L.A. Paul, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
6:30 Speakers’ Dinner

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