Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Book Talk with Kelly Jolley

Book Talk with Kelly Jolley

The public is invited to a book talk by Kelly Jolley, author of Stony Lonesome on Tuesday, October 7 at 4:00 p.m. at Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St., Auburn).

Kelly Jolley is Professor of Philosophy at Auburn University, where he has taught for 23 years. He is a former Alumni Professor and Department Chair. He teaches and writes on Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, the Theory of Judgment, and Metaphilosophy.  He is the author of The Concept 'Horse' Paradox and Wittgensteinian Conceptual Investigations; he is the editor of (and contributor to) Ludwig Wittgenstein:  Key Concepts.  He has published essays on Plato, Aristotle, Montaigne, Frege, Thoreau, Emerson, Wittgenstein, Merleau-Ponty, and James Joyce. 

Stony Lonesome is Jolley's first book of poetry, containing poems written over the past decade or so.  Many of the poems were written about, or written on the pathways of the old antebellum farm near his house, once known as Stony Lonesome and now as Noble Hall.  The poems reflect his abiding interest in language, in nature, in philosophy, in religion, and in teaching. 

The event is free, open to the public, and will be followed by refreshments. Books will be available for purchase and signing. For more information on the program, call 334-844-4903 or visit



Last Updated: October 06, 2014