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Introducing Barry Lam as new Associate Director

The Marc Sanders Foundation has appointed Barry Lam as Associate Director for the Foundation, beginning 1st June 2016. He will replace the current Assistant Director, Robyn Whitaker, who leaves to take up a Faculty position in Australia. Barry is Associate … more

Andrew Bacon wins Metaphysics Prize

Congratulations to Andrew Bacon (University of Southern California) who has been awarded the 2016 Sanders Prize in Metaphysics for his paper “Relative Locations.” Read an abstract on the Metaphysics page. There were 45 entries for this year’s prize, all of … more

New Sanders Award in Public Philosophy

We are delighted to announce a new Sanders Award in the area of Public Philosophy. Beginning in 2016, this essay prize will offer a $4500 reward as well as publication in Philosophers’ Imprint. The Award Committee is Chaired by Susan … more

Louise Antony named 2016-2017 Sanders Lecturer

In conjunction with the APA, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Louise Antony (University of Massachusetts Amherst) will deliver the 2016-2017 Sanders Lecture at the 2017 Pacific Division meeting in Seattle, WA. The annual Sanders Lecture was established in … more

Applications due for ‘Athena in Action’ by Feb 15th

Athena in Action is a networking and mentoring workshop for graduate women in philosophy. The next workshop will be held in Princeton, NJ, on August 16-19, 2016. Applications for the 2016 program are due by February 15th. See their Athena … more

Alex Zakaras wins Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy

Congratulations to Alex Zakaras who has won the 2016 Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy for his paper “Complicity and Coercion: Towards an Ethics of Political Participation.” Further information, including an abstract of the paper, can be found on the Political … more

New Sanders Prize in the History of Early Modern Philosophy

The Marc Sanders Foundation is thrilled to announce a new Sanders essay prize in the area of History of Early Modern Philosophy. The prize will be biennial, beginning in 2016. Winners will receive a $10,000 award and publication in Oxford … more

Call for papers – Sanders Prize in Epistemology

The Marc Sanders Prize in Metaphysics is an annual essay competition open to scholars who are within fifteen (15) years of receiving a Ph.D. or students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program. Independent scholars may also be eligible … more

Sophie Horowitz wins Sanders Prize in Epistemology

The Marc Sanders Foundation and Oxford Studies in Epistemology join in congratulating Sophie Horowitz as the winner of the Sanders Prize in Epistemology for her paper “Accuracy and Educated Guesses.” Sophie is Assistant Professor at Rice University. An abstract of … more

John Morrison wins 2015 Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Mind

The editorial board of Analytic Philosophy has selected John Morrison as the winner of the 2015 Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Mind for his essay “Perceptual Confidence.” John Morrison is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Barnard College, Columbia University. He … more

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