The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation recently announced the winners of its United States and Canada fellowship competition, and included among the 178 awardees are four philosophers:
- Victor Caston (University of Michigan)
- Anjan Chakravartty (University of Notre Dame)
- Daniel Garber (Princeton University)
- Richard Kraut (Northwestern University)
According to the Guggenheim Foundation, the fellowship is intended for people who “have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.” There were nearly 3000 applicants this past round. The fellowships provide funding for individuals to work on projects of their own choosing for six to twelve months.
See the whole list of winners, by field.
(via Matt McAdam)