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Robert Papazian Essay Prize

International Journal of Philosophical Studies (IJPS) invites to contribute for the Robert Papazian Annual Essay Prize on themes from Ethics and Political Philosophy. The winning entry receives a cash prize of €1500, publication in the journal, and promotion on the journal’s Taylor & Francis website. The topic for the 2013 prize is Friendship. Scholarly essays from all

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CFP: Philosophical Explorations Essay Prize 2014

Closing date: August 30th 2013 The journal Philosophical Explorations has inaugurated an annual essay prize for philosophers in the early stages of their career (see conditions below). Papers are invited on all aspects of the philosophy of mind and action. They should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere, and should not be submitted to any other journal until

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2012 Essay Prize: “Cognitive Penetration”

The journal Dialectica invites submissions for their 2012 essay prize: “Cognitive Penetration”. Cognitive penetration refers to the influence of beliefs, expectations, moods, desires or background theories on the content of perceptual processes or conscious experiences. This phenomenon has been in the forefront of the philosophy of science, the philosophy of perception, and the foundations of cognitive science. Philosophers of science

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Prize: New York Times Ethics of Meat Eating Contest

The New York Times is sponsoring an essay contest in search of the best defense of the ethics of eating meat. Winners to be published in the Times Magazine. Short time frame. No more than 600 words by April 8th. They are encouraging professional ethicists and students to send in submissions. CLICK the link: NY Times Contest.

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Essay Prize in Environmental Philosophy

Holmes Rolston III Early Career Essay Prize in Environmental Philosophy – Second annual competition. The International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) and the Center for Environmental Philosophy invite submissions for its annual essay prize for scholars in the early stages of their career. The prize is named in honour of Professor Holmes Rolston III, for

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ISEE Early Career Essay Prize

Holmes Rolston III, Early Career Essay Prize in Environmental Philosophy. To mark the 20th anniversary of the International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE), the ISEE and the Center for Environmental Philosophy are inaugurating an annual essay prize for scholars in the early stages of their career. The prize is named in honour of Professor Holmes Rolston III, for his pioneering work

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Prize: Announcing the Philosophy of Character Funding Initiative

The Character Project at Wake Forest University is very excited to launch its funding competition entitled “New Frontiers in the Philosophy of Character.” This $300,000 RFP is aimed at work in philosophy on the topic of character, and proposals can request between $40,000 and $100,000 for projects not to exceed one year in duration. We hope to make between 5-6

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IJPS Robert Papazian Annual Essay Prize in Ethics and Political Philosophy

The International Journal of Philosophical Studies is pleased to launch the Robert Papazian Annual Essay Prize on Themes from Ethics and Political Philosophy. The prize is established in memory of a young man executed for his ideas and political ideals. The Prize Monetary prize of 1500 euro. Publication of the winning essay in International Journal

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The Andrew Cole International Prize Essay Competition 2011

QUESTION: Is the Human Species Special? This year’s international prize essay competition takes its theme from a book which was published in 2010: ‘Is the Human Species Special?’. In this book the issue of human specialness is considered at length, and a particular view of human specialness is outlined. The competition is open to anyone

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Kant – International dissertation award Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci

The Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci award for the years 2009-2010, co-financed by the Accademia Lucchese di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, is given to a doctoral thesis of philosophical subject, related in particular to Immanuel Kant or the kantismus and its developments until contemporary philosophy. The award can be given to a doctoral thesis (or equivalent foreign work), whose

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