The Canadian Philosophical Association is pleased to announce the winners of the Faculty Essay prizes.
Non-tenured Professor, Lecture, Sessional Essay Prize / Prix de l'essai de professeur-e sans permanence, chargé-e de cours :
Authors with a completed PhD who are either pre-tenure (tenure-stream) or non-tenured.
- 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 / Prix de l'essai de professeur-e agrégé-e :
Authors with a completed PhD who have been awarded tenure.*
- 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"
The Equity Committee of the CPA was founded in 1990-1, and works to collect data on the situation of women, visible minorities, philosophers with disabilities, and Aboriginal philosophers in Canada, as well as to share information on best practices to promote equity within the profession. It holds a regular panel as part of the CPA annual meeting to encourage critical reflection on questions of equity. More ...
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