The American Philosophical Association has announced the winners of a few of its prizes:
- 2014 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought was won by Philip Mack (Marquette) for his essay, “Should a Concept of Truth be attributed to Nahuatl Thought? Preserving ‘the Colonial Difference’ between Concepts of the West and Nahua Philosophy”. It will be published in the APA’s Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy.
- 2014 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prizes, established to recognize the scholarly work of people who, at the time of submission, do not have a permanent faculty affiliation, were won by Joshua Glasgow (Sonoma State) for his “The Shape of a Life and the Value of Loss and Gain” (in Phil Studies), and by Emily Katz (Michigan State) for her “Aristotle’s Critique of Platonist Mathematical Objects” (in Apeiron).
- 2014 Sanders Book Prize is awarded to the best book in philosophy of mind, metaphysics, or epistemology that engages the analytic tradition published in English in the previous five year period. It was won by L.A. Paul (UNC Chapel Hill) and Ned Hall (Harvard) for Causation: A User’s Guide (Oxford).
The official announcement is here. Congratulations to the winners.