2016 Prize Announcements

March 10, 2016
2016 Prize Announcements

The Department of Philosophy is once again happy to announce its annual competition for the Francis Bowen Prize and the Bechtel Prize in Philosophy. These awards, given annually to a deserving undergraduate or graduate student for, respectively, the best essay in moral or political philosophy and the best essay on any philosophical topic, are made possible by generous gifts to the department.

This year the deadline for submission is April 25th at 5:00 PM. Interested undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

For detailed descriptions of the prizes as well as guidelines for electronic submission, please read the attached files.

2016 Prize Descriptions25 KB
2016 Prize Submission Requirements15 KB