Philosophers Win NEH Grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced that it has awarded a total of $16.3 million to 290 humanities projects. There were four winners who find their academic home in philosophy departments. (If missed any, please let me know.)

They are:

  • Sean Kelsey (University of Notre Dame), Fellowships for University Teachers, $50,400
    “Aristotle’s Soul: Essays on the Classical Scientific Treatise, De Anima”
  • Casey O’Callaghan (Washington University, St. Louis), Fellowships for University Teachers, $50,400
    “A Multisensory Philosophy of Perception”
  • Whitney Schwab (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), Fellowships for University Teachers, $50,400
    “The Philosophical Origin of the Concept of Knowledge”
  • Rachel Zuckert (Northwestern University), Fellowships for University Teachers, $50,400
    “The Naturalist Aesthetics of German Philosopher J. G. Herder (1744–1803)”

There were many fascinating projects funded. You can view the whole list of winners here.


Central European University Philosophy Graduate Program
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