ACLS Fellows in Philosophy

Seven philosophers were awarded fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). Johnny Brennan of the ACLS writes with the details:

ACLS Fellowship

  • Jacob Beck, Assistant Professor at York University, “Beyond Language” How the Mind Represents the World”
  • Tim Maudlin, Professor at New York University, “Space-Time and the Theory of Linear Structures”
  • Christia Mercer, Professor at Columbia University, “Feeling the Way to Truth: Women, Reason, and the Development of Modern Philosophy”

Collaborative Research Fellowship

  • Derrick Darby, Professor at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (in collaboration with John L. Rury, Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies at the University of Kansas), “The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice”

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

  • Arash Abazari, PhD Candidate at Johns Hopkins University, “Hegel’s Logic of Essence as the Ontology of Power in Capitalism”
  • Robert Steel, PhD Candidate at the University of Pittsburgh, “Planning for Failure”
  • Denise Vigani, PhD Candidate at CUNY Graduate Center, “Construing Character: Virtue as a Cognitive-Affective Processing System”\

Congratulations to the winners!

Beyond the Ivory Tower. Workshop for academics on writing short pieces for wide audiences on big questions. Taking place October 18th to 19th. Application deadline July 30th. Funding provided.
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