The American Philosophical Association (APA) has announced the winners of its 2018 Public Philosophy Op-Ed Contest.
Run by the APA’s Committee on Public Philosophy, the annual Public Philosophy Op-Ed Contest recognizes “up to five standout pieces that successfully blend philosophical argumentation with an op-ed writing style.”
According to a press release from the APA, this year’s winners are:
- John Corvino (Wayne State University) for “Drawing a Line in the ‘Gay Wedding Cake’ Case,” The Stone in The New York Times
- Erich Hatala Matthes (Wellesley College) for “Palmyra’s Ruins Can Rebuild Our Relationship with History,” Aeon Magazine
- Ian Olasov (CUNY) for “When Is a Lie a Lie? Trump, Journalism, and Objectivity,” Public Seminar
- Danielle Wenner and Kevin Zollman (Carnegie Mellon University) for “How to End International Tax Competition,” The New York Times
The authors of each winning piece receive $100.
Previous winners of the contest are listed here.