Political Philosophy

Peter Vall The Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy is administered by Peter Vallentyne (Florence G. Kline Chair in Philosophy at the University of Missouri), in conjunction with David Sobel and Steven Wall, the other two editors of Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy.

Submissions due by April 1st, 2017.

Current Competition Details

The Marc Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy is an essay competition open to scholars who, at the time of submission deadline, are within fifteen (15) years of receiving a Ph.D. or are students currently enrolled in a graduate program. Independent scholars may also be eligible and should direct inquiries to the Editors of Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, c/o Peter Vallentyne (vallentynep@missouri.edu).Those who have previously won this award (in Political Philosophy) are not eligible. The award for the prize-winning essay is $10,000, and winning essays will be published in Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy. A condition of the award is that the author (1) present the paper at the following annual Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, and (2) commit to having the paper published in the associated Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy and to not publishing elsewhere prior to that publication. More information about the workshop can be found at oxforstudiespoliticalphilosophy.org.