Scott Dixon Wins Metaphysics Prize

The Marc Sanders Foundation wishes to congratulate Scott Dixon, the 2017 winner of the Sanders Prize in Metaphysics for his paper “Plural Slot Theory”. Scott Dixon is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ashoka University. His paper will be published … more

Ethics Bowl 2017 Winners

The National High School Ethics Bowl convened April 7th-9th at UNC Chapel Hill for its fifth annual competition, bringing together twenty-four regional champions from across the country. Congratulations to this year’s winners!     (In order of rank:) North Carolina … more

David Christensen to give 2018 Sanders Lecture at Eastern APA

In conjunction with the APA, we are pleased to announce that Professor David Christensen of Brown University will give the 2017–2018 Sanders Lecture at the 2018 Eastern Division meeting in Savannah, GA. Christensen received his Ph.D. from UCLA in 1987 … more

Martin Smith Wins Public Philosophy Award

Congratulations to Martin Smith, the 2016 winner of the inaugural Sanders Prize in Public Philosophy for his paper “Why Throwing 92 Heads in a Row is Not Surprising”. Martin is a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, specializing in epistemology, … more

Julia Joráti wins Early Modern Philosophy Prize

The Marc Sanders Foundation wishes to congratulate Julia Joráti, winner of its inaugural prize in History of Early Modern Philosophy, for her paper “Leibniz’s Ontology of Force”. Julia is an assistant professor of philosophy at Ohio State University. Her paper … more

Eleonore Stump’s lecture now available online

If you missed it, you can now view the 2016 Sanders Lecture at Rugters on Vimeo. The lecture was delivered by Professor Eleonore Stump, the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, titled “The Personal God of … more

Kenneth L. Pearce wins Philosophy of Religion Prize

Congratulations to Kenneth L. Pearce, the 2016 winner of the Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion for his paper “Foundational Grounding and the Argument from Contingency”. Kenneth is Ussher Assistant Professor in Berkeley Studies at Trinity College Dublin. His paper … more

Berislav Marušić wins Sanders Book Prize

We are excited to announce that Berislav Marušić has been awarded the 2016 Sanders book prize for his book, Evidence and Agency: Norms of Belief for Promising and Resolving (Oxford University Press). Marušić explores the question of how we, as … more