Philosophers Among Recent NEH Grant Winners


The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced the winners of its latest round of grants, and several philosophers are among the winners.

They and their funded projects are:

Todd Buras (Baylor University) (w/ co-project directors Phillip Donnelly and Angel Parham)
Disputatio and the Pursuit of Wisdom in the Humanities
A two-week summer seminar for schoolteachers exploring the disputatio, or disputed questions, as a tool for discussing the nature of wisdom.
($189,999 / Institutes for K–12 Educators)

Landon D. C. Elkind (Western Kentucky University)
Principia Mathematica: A Critical Edition
Preparation for publication of a critical edition in print and digital formats of Principia Mathematica (1910–1913) by British philosophers Alfred North Whitehead (1861–1947) and Bertrand Russell (1872–1970).
($281,104 / Scholarly Editions and Translations)

Juan Carlos Flores (University of Detroit Mercy)
A Critical Edition of Henry of Ghent’s Summa Quaestionum Ordinariarum, Articles 73–75
Preparation for print and digital publication of 13th-century philosopher Henry of Ghent’s Questiones ordinariae (Summa), articles 73-75.
($295,528 / [Scholarly Editions and Translations)

You can access the full list of recent NEH grant winners here.

 

 

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Jonathan Westphal
Jonathan Westphal
1 month ago

Magnificent work being done!Report

P D Van Pelt
1 month ago

Outstanding! (I don’t say awesome—it has become trite and, therefore, meaningless). There must be hope for philosophy after all?Report