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Canadian Philosophical Association Faculty Essay Prize Winners

Previous Faculty Essay Prize Winners

Non-tenured Professor, Lecture, Sessional Essay Prize
Authors with a completed PhD who are either pre-tenure (tenure-stream) or non-tenured     

    •    2021— (tied) Landon D. C. Elkind (Alberta), “Principia's logic as conceptual engineering” 

                                 Hasko von Kriegstein (TMU),  “Perfectionism, Knowledge, and Achievement” 

    •    2020 — Devlin Russell (York University), “The Myth of a State of Intending”

    •    2019 — Epstein, Peter (Cambridge), "A Priori Concepts in Euclidean Proof"

    •    2018 — Epstein, Peter (Cambridge), "A Priori Concepts in Euclidean Proof"

    •    2017 — Côté-Bouchard, Charles (Rutgers), "Is Epistemic Normativity Value-based?"

    •    2016 — Alida Liberman (Western), "Understanding Vows"

    •    2015 — Howard Nye (Alberta), "The Value of Neutral Experience"

    •    2014 — Susan Dieleman (Dalhousie), "Meeting Philosophy's Demographic Challenges"

    •    2013 — David Bourget (Western), "Representationalism and Perceptual Distortion"

    •    2012 — Allen Habib (Calgary), "Sharing the Earth, by Parts and by Turns"

Tenured Professor Essay Prize
Authors with a completed PhD who have been awarded tenure.

     •    2021 — John Hacker-Wright (Guelph),  “Phronesis and Contemplation” 

     •    2020 — Christopher Byrne ( St.FX), “Aristotle and Scientific Experiments”

                       Georges Moyal (York), « La disparition des formes aristotéliciennes - à propos d’une démarche clandestine dans les Méditations »

    •    2019 — Tim Kenyon (Brock), "Peer idealization, internal examples, and the meta-philosophy of genius in the epistemology of disagreement"

    •    2018 — McIver Lopes, Dominic (UBC), "Aesthetic Value Naturalism"

    •    2017 — Brown, Bryson (Lethbridge), "Paraconsistency, Pluralistic Models and Reasoning in Climate Science"

    •    2016 — Peter Alward (Saskatchewan), "Cliffhangers and Sequels: A Limited Defense of Authorial Intentions as Narrative Truth-makers"

    •    2015 — Kent Peacock (Lethbridge), "Reticence, Responsibility, and Climate Science: Why Climate Scientists Sometimes Need to Think Like Emergency Room Doctors"

    •    2014 — Violetta Igneski (McMaster), "The Human Right to Subsistence and the Collective Duty to Aid"

    •    2013 — Dea, Shannon (Waterloo), "A Harm Reduction Approach to Abortion"

    •    2012 — Sandra Lapointe (McMaster), "Bolzano, Leibniz and Kant"