Eleven Philosophers Win ACLS Fellowships

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has announced the winners of its current fellowship competition. There are eleven twelve philosophers among the winners:

  • Roger Ariew, Professor, University of South Florida (with Erik-Jan Bos, Independent Scholar)
    ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship
    A New Critical Edition and Complete English Translation of the Correspondence of René Descartes
  • Lauren Ashwell, Associate Professor, Bates College
    Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars (for residence at Harvard University)
    Projection and Desire
  • Brendan de Kennessey, Doctoral Candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
    Joint Practical Deliberation
  • Joy Gordon, Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J. Chair in Social Ethics, Loyola University Chicago
    ACLS Fellowship
    Perfect Injustice: The United Nations Security Council and the Question of Legitimacy
  • Tyler Huismann, Doctoral Candidate, University of Colorado Boulder
    Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
    Aristotle on Accidental Causation
  • Mirjam Engert Kotwick, Onassis Lecturer in Ancient Greek Thought and Language, The New School (with Richard Janko, Professor of Classical Studies, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
    ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship
    The Derveni Papyrus: A New Edition with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary
  • Mary Kate McGowan, Luella LaMer Professorship of Women’s Studies and Professor of Philosophy, Wellesley College
    ACLS Fellowship
    Just Words: Speech and the Constitution of Harm
  • Andrew J. Mitchell, Associate Professor, Emory University (with Kevin C. Karnes, Professor of Music, Emory University)
    ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship
    Wagner and the Subject of Redemption: Politics, Erotics, and Religion in the Music Dramas
  • Samuel Reis-Dennis, Doctoral Candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
    I Do Blame You: Responsibility in Real Life
  • Julia Staffel, Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
    ACLS Fellowship
    Unsettled Thoughts: Reasoning, Uncertainty, and Epistemology
  • Daniel Ludwig Sutherland, Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
    ACLS Fellowship
    Kant’s Philosophy and the Question of Mathematical Knowledge

More information is available on the ACLS website (via Johnny Brennan).

UPDATE: Graham Clay informs me that the above list is missing someone. My apologies! Included in the above list should be:

  • Adriana Monica SolomonDoctoral Candidate, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Notre Dame
    Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships 2016
    On the Interaction between Mathematical Methods and Metaphysics in Isaac Newton’s Writings: The Case of Mathematical Forces


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