Philosophy, Catholicism, and Public Life
2018 Annual ACPA Meeting
(8 November-November 11)

President: Francis J. Beckwith

Dates:  November 8-11, 2018

Location:  The US Grant Hotel
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA, 92101

Call for Papers
Submit paper by:  March 1, 2018
Send all submissions to: [email protected]
(Please note: Authors of submitted papers must be members of ACPA.)

Satellite Session Form
Propose satellite sessions by: July 1, 2018 (Updated)

Program (PDF)
UPDATED 09/26/2018

Register for Conference


The ACPA wishes to thank our host, the University of San Diego, with generous support from the Department of Philosophy Values Institute, the Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Office of the Provost.

We wish to thank also Michael Kelly and Turner Nevitt for assisting as local contacts.

 The ACPA thanks also the College of Arts and Sciences of Baylor University for its contribution.

The ACPA is very grateful for the excellent work of Andrew Grimes, who has served as ACPA graduate assistant from 2014 to 2018. We wish him all the best in the completion of his PhD at the University of St. Thomas in Houston. We would also like to thank Joseph Grossheim, the new ACPA graduate assistant, and Sanjay Adhikari for their work at this meeting.

Finally, we wish to thank Brendan Sweetman, Jason Eberl, Lewis Pearson, Logan Gage, Matthew Lu, Robert Koons, Shawn Floyd, Stephen Napier, Susan Selner-Wright, for serving as this year’s program committee.