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Jon Litland wins the 2015 Sanders Prize in Metaphysics

Jon Litland, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas (Austin), has won the 2015 Sanders Prize in Metaphysics for his paper “Grounding Ground.” The paper will be published in Oxford Studies in Metaphysics. Read more information on the … more

Peter van Inwagen’s lecture now available online

If you missed it, you can now view the 2015 Sanders Lecture at Rugters on Vimeo. The lecture was delivered by Professor Peter van Inwagen, the John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Philosophy at Notre Dame, titled “The Rev’d Mr Bayes and … more

Watch our new videos on gender gaps in philosophy

Watch Sarah-Jane Leslie, Class of 1943 Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and Acting Director of the Program in Linguistics, discuss the stereotypes and biases at play in discussion on brilliance and academic gender gaps. Two new videos are now … more

Graduate Essay Prize winners announced

Congratulations to the following graduate students who have been awarded Sanders prizes for their papers which will be delivered at the 2014 Eastern Division of the APA in Philadelphia. Brian Collins (University of Iowa) for “A Political Interpretation of Aristotle’s Ethics” … more

New Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy for 2015

We are thrilled to announce a new Sanders Prize in the area of POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY beginning in 2015. The deadline is March 15, 2015. The Marc Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy is a biennial essay competition open to scholars who, … more

2014 Sanders Book Prize winners announced

Congratulations to L. A. (Laurie) Paul and Ned Hall who have been awarded the 2014 Sanders Book Prize for their book Causation: A User’s Guide. The Sanders Book Prize of the APA is awarded annually to the best book in … more

Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion deadline Aug 31st

The Marc Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion 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 … more

Alfred Mele wins 2013 Sanders Book Prize

Congratulations to Alfred Mele, William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University, who has been awarded the inaugural Sanders Book Prize for his book Effective Intentions: The Power of Conscious Will. The Sanders Book Prize … more

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