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G. Michael Watkins

G. Michael Watkins


Department Chair


G. Michael Watkins

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PhD, The Ohio State University 

About Me

Michael Watkins earned his PhD from The Ohio State University. He has taught at Auburn for the past 20 years, during which time he has also held adjunct and visiting appointments at Dalhousie University in Canada, the University of Rijeka in Croatia, and Cornell. He publishes in metaphysics, philosophy of mind, aesthetics and ethics, with special interests in philosophical problems related to color, perception, and objectivity. He is a past Lanier Professor.

Research Interests

metaphysics, philosophy of mind, aesthetics, ethics