Department of Philosophy

Conference 2016

8th Annual Conference: Aristotle and Kant in Conversation

Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities at Pebble Hill
Auburn, Alabama
March 24-25, 2016


Talbot Brewer, University of Virginia

Agnes Callard, University of Chicago

Kyla Ebels-Duggan, Northwestern University

Stephen Engstrom, University of Pittsburgh

Erica Holberg, Utah State University

Tamar Schapiro, Stanford University

Karen Stohr, Georgetown University

Michael Thompson, University of Pittsburgh

Jennifer Whiting, University of Pittsburgh

Julian Wuerth, Vanderbilt University




9:00-10:15 Julian Wuerth: “Virtue and Kant’s Irreducibly Sensuous Human”

10:25-11:40 Erica Holberg: "Getting to Virtuous Agreement with the Agreeable for Kant" 

11:40-1:00 Lunch Break

1:00-2:15 Tamar Schapiro: “What could ‘incline without necessitating’ the will?”

2:25-3:40 Agnes Callard: “Aristotle's Non-Comparative, Non-Reflective Theory of Deliberation”

3:50-5:05 Jennifer Whiting: TBA



9:00-10:15 Talbot Brewer: “Acknowledging Others”

10:25-11:40 Michael Thompson: “The Human is Nothing Alien to Me”

11:40-1:00 Lunch Break 

1:00-2:15 Kyla Ebels-Duggan: “Inarticulacy and Reasonable Commitments”

2:25-3:40 Karen Stohr: "Knowing Better: Self-Improvement in Aristotle and Kant"  

3:50-5:05 Stephen Engstrom: "Virtue and Vice in Aristotle and Kant"

Jennifer Lockhart

Keren Gorodeisky


AU Department of Philosophy
AU College of Liberal Arts
AU Philosophy Club

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 Jennifer Lockhart or Keren Gorodeisky.

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: November 22, 2016