Department of Philosophy hosting 12th annual Philosophy Conference March 18-19 at Pebble Hill

Published: March 14, 2022

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The Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts will again bring scholars from across the globe to engage in the annual Auburn Philosophy Conference. The conference will be held March 18 and 19, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Pebble Hill.

The focus of the 2022 Auburn Philosophy Conference is “Experience and Objectivity.” Speakers and topics include:

Michael Watkins, Auburn University, “Color Objectivism Made Easy”Samantha Matherne, Harvard University, “A Kantian Account of the AestheticNormativity of Color”Alex King, Simon Fraser University, “Aesthetic Moore Paradoxes”Paul Boghossian, NYU, “A Challenge to an Objectivist Conception of Beauty”James Shelly, Auburn University, “Aesthetic Determination”Brian McLaughlin, Rutgers University, “Subjective Experience in an Objective World”Alex Byrne, MIT, “Experience and Objectivity”MGF Martin, University of Oxford and UC Berkeley, “Elusive Objectivity”

The Auburn Philosophy Conference is open to the public. For more information about the conference, contact Department of Philosophy chair Michael Watkins at

Submitted by: Charlotte Tuggle

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