Dowell (Syracuse) Wins Sanders Prize in Metaethics

Janice Dowell, associate professor of philosophy at Syracuse University, has won the 2014 Marc Sanders Prize in Metaethics for her essay, “Millikan, Methaethics, and Moral Twin Earth”. The award includes $10,000 and publication of the article in Oxford Studies in Metaethics. The Marc Sanders Foundation, which awarded the prize, takes as its mission “to stimulate renewed appreciation for traditional philosophy by encouraging, identifying and rewarding excellent research in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, metaethics, and philosophy of religion,” and there are annual prizes awarded in each of those fields. 

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