Philosophers Among Recent NEH Grant Winners


The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced the latest recipients of its grants. Over two hundred projects were funded, for a total of $21.7 million. Several philosophy faculty are among the winners.

They include:

Jesse Kirkpatrick (George Mason University) and Edward Barrett  (Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, US Naval Academy)
“Coming Home: Dialogues on the Moral, Psychological, and Spiritual Impacts of War”
$100,000 [Dialogues on the Experience of War]

Christoffer Lammer-Heindel (Loras College)
“Building Ecoliteracy: A General Education Track in Sustainability”
$99,991 [Humanities Connections]

Travis Timmerman (Seton Hall University)
“Accounting for Moral Responsibility in an Agent’s Free Actions”
$6,000 [Summer Stipends]

Mark van Roojen (University of Nebraska)
“Moral Rationalism: Making Sense of the Reasons that Justify and Explain Morally Right Action”
$6,000 [Summer Stipends]

Daniel Weiskopf (Georgia State University)
“The Philosophical Inquiry into the Nature of Concepts, Vehicles of Thought”
$6,000 [Summer Stipends]

The entire list of winners is here. If you notice that I’ve omitted someone who should be on the above list, please let me know. Thank you.

 

 

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