Alex Zakaras wins Prize in Political Philosophy

ZakarasAlex Zakaras, University of Vermont, has won the 2016 Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy for his paper “Complicity and Coercion: Towards an Ethics of Political Participation.” Zakaras is Associate Professor at The University of Vermont, specializing in political philosophy and the history of political thought.

This year there were over 45 essays submitted for the prize competition.

Zakaras will be presenting his award-winning paper, “Complicity and Coercion: Towards an Ethics of Political Participation,” at the 4th Annual Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy that will take place in Barcelona, Spain, June 1-3, 2016 (The full schedule for the conference will be available at the Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy Website). The paper will also be published in Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy. Read an abstract on the Political Philosophy page.