Awards and Honors

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New original work written in honor of Christine M. Korsgaard

August 9, 2022

An upcoming publication from Oxford University Press honors the work of Christine M. Korsgaard, Arthur Kingsley Porter Research Professor of Philosophy.

Normativity and Agency: Themes from the Philosophy of Christine M. Korsgaard edited by Tamar Schapiro, Kyla Ebels-Duggan, and Sharon Street, engages with topics central to Korsgaard's work including the foundations of morality, the nature of the self, integrity and value, moral responsibility, obligations to non-human animals, and the relations...

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Megan Entwistle wins best submission at the Francophone Society for Analytic Philosophy’s Workshop for Young Researchers

June 2, 2022

Graduate student Megan Entwistle won the prize for best submission at the Francophone Society for Analytic Philosophy (SoPHa)'s Workshop for Young Researchers held at the University of Geneva from May 30-June 2, 2022. Her paper and talk titled “The Epistemological Challenge for Simulationism,” won out of 15 sessions on this year’s topic of Mental States and their Epistemic Roles.

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Jacob Blair, Sophia Li, and Lavanya Singh win 2022 Hoopes Prize

May 1, 2022

Three Philosophy concentrators have been awarded the Hoopes Prize for the 2021-2022 academic year. Funded by the estate of Thomas T. Hoopes (Class of 1921), the Hoopes prize is awarded annually to undergraduates “on the basis of outstanding scholarly work or research... recognizing, promoting, honoring, and rewarding excellence in the work of undergraduates and their capabilities and skills in any subject, projects of research in science or the humanities, or in specific written work of the students under the instruction or supervision of the Faculty.”

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Christine M. Korsgaard to receive 2023 Rescher Medal

March 30, 2022

Christine M. Korsgaard, Arthur Kingsley Porter Research Professor of Philosophy, won the 2023 Nicholas Rescher Medal for Contributions to Systematic Philosophy.

The Rescher Prize, created in 2010, is “intended to counter present-day tendencies to narrow specialization by rewarding and showcasing the work of philosophers who have addressed the historical ‘big questions’ of the field in ways that nevertheless command the respect of specialists.” You can read more about the 2023 Rescher Medal...

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Congratulations to the 2021 Philosophy Department Prize Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 Philosophy Department Prize Winners

June 25, 2021

The Department of Philosophy is delighted to announce the winners of this year's Carrier, Adams, Bechtel, and Bowen Prizes, awarded annually to our undergraduate and graduate students for essays and theses/dissertations. You can read more about the history of these prizes below. Congratulations to all of these deserving undergraduate and graduate students!

 

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