Philosophers Among Winners of NEH Grants
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced the recipients of their latest round of grants, and a number of philosophers are among the winners.
They and their projects are:
- Jacob Beck (York University)
Minds without Language: Research and writing leading to a book offering a pluralistic account of the processes of human thought informed by cognitive science. $60,000
- Jeffrey Brower (Purdue University)
Aquinas on Space and Spatial Location: Research and writing leading to a book on philosopher and theologian Thomas Aquinas’s (1225–1274) theories on motion, space, and location. $60,000
- Stephen Darwall (Yale University)
Modern Moral Philosophy After Kant: Research and writing leading to a book on the history of moral philosophy from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries. $60,000
- Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern University)
Epistemic Reparations: Research and writing leading to a book on the rights of victims to epistemic justice by being known and heard by the parties who wronged them. $60,000
- Emily McRae (University of New Mexico)
Moral Ignorance in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy: Research and writing leading to a book about the obstacles to moral knowledge according to Indo-Tibetan Buddhism philosophy. $60,000
- Alexander Sager with Deborah Arthur, Charles Klein, and Monica Mueller (Portland State University)
Identity, Transformation, and Agency: The Humanities Inside Oregon’s Only Prison for Women: a two-year project to expand the university’s Higher Education in Prison program. $149,989
The NEH awarded $28.1 million to 204 projects. Philosophers were awarded $449,989 across 6 projects, or 1.6% of the total funds across 2.94% of the total number of projects.
You can read more about the grants here.
Especially thrilled for Emily McRae and excited to read the book!Report