The Philosophy Essay Prize is open to Year 12 or Lower 6th students. The aim of the Prize is to encourage able sixth formers to pursue their interest in Philosophy, with the hope that they will be encouraged to read this or related subjects at University. The titles for the 2020 Philosophy Essay Prize competition are as follows: If you learn that humanity will be extinct in twenty years, what.
Off About the competition. The Sheffield Philosophy Essay Prize is an annual competition for Years 10, 11 and 12. The aims of this prize are threefold: firstly, to widen interest in philosophy and in studying philosophy at university level among students who would not otherwise be exposed to the subject; secondly, to encourage ambitious and talented secondary school students considering.
R.A. Butler Politics Prize The R.A. Butler Prize for essays in Politics and International Studies is a competition that can be entered by students in Year 12 or the Lower 6th. Candidates are invited to submit an essay on a topic to be chosen from a list of general questions announced in March each year, and to be submitted in August.The BJPS Popper Prize (formerly the Sir Karl Popper Essay Prize) is awarded for the best of those papers appearing in the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science which concern themselves with topics in the philosophy of science to which Sir Karl made a significant contribution. It is awarded on the basis of the judgement of the Editors of the Journal (in liaison with the BSPS Committee.The London School of Economics and Political Science announces that the 2014 Lakatos Award for an outstanding contribution to the philosophy of science, has been won jointly by Gordon Belot and David Malament. Gordon Belot is a Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Michigan. He wins the award for his book Geometric Possibility (Oxford University Press, 2011).
The prize was first awarded in 2014. Professor Brian Barry FBA (1936-2009) was a distinguished moral and political philosopher, widely credited with having fruitfully brought together analytic philosophy and political science, political theory and social choice theory. In 1988 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy, to which he gave.Read More
The Journal of Applied Philosophy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Society for Applied Philosophy and edited by Elizabeth Brake (Arizona State University).It covers a broad spectrum of issues in all areas of applied philosophy, including work on the environment, medicine, science, engineering, policy, law, politics, economics, and education.Read More
Tara Snelling, 2014 prize-winner and current student in English, writes: Definitely enter! There is a feeling that students who win or place in these contests are superhuman or Einsteins in the making, but honestly I was far from a perfectly polished essay writing machine. I didn’t expect anything, but thought it would be a brilliant opportunity to stretch my knowledge and pack in some extra.Read More
Chair's Essay Prize in Philosophy. This prize is open to all full-time undergraduate students in Year 2 or higher from main campus Philosophy courses between September 5, 2019 and April 3, 2020. Philosophy Professors may nominate exceptional essays submitted during the 2019-20 academic year for this prize or students can nominate themselves. The Chair of Philosophy will select the recipient.Read More
The Cal Poly Philosophy Department runs an annual essay contest. Students interested in submitting an essay seek faculty nominations. A panel of Philosophy Department faculty judge the essays and award prizes for first and second place. Read the rules and submit an essay.Read More
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Description. The F.C.S. Schiller Essay Prize in Philosophy is open to all UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students of any department. This prize is awarded for the best essay on a specified topic relating to the work of Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller. Submissions up to 10 pages will be accepted. This biennial contest is offered in even-numbered years.Read More
Several Cambridge colleges run essay competitions related to Classics, for students in year 12. Whether you are planning to apply to Cambridge or not, we encourage you to get involved. Follow the links for further information: Corpus Classics Essay Competition; Fitzwilliam Ancient World Essay Competition; Girton Humanities Writing Competition.Read More
Philosophy is the investigation of very general and fundamental questions about knowledge, reality, mind, morality, logic, language, reasoning, politics art and value, among other things. Philosophy at Cambridge is studied as a single subject at undergraduate level, but it can be studied for one, two or three years.Read More
William T. Stearn Student Essay Prize. The William T. Stearn Student Essay Prize has been instituted in honour of the late William T. Stearn, a scholar whose work contributed much to the field and to this Society. William T. Stearn, CBE, was born in Chesterton, Cambridge, and developed an early interest in books and natural history. He became an outstanding botanical scholar and worked at the.Read More