Journal of the History of Philosophy Book Prize
The Journal of the History of Philosophy (JHP) has announced the winner of its 2022 Book Prize. (more…)
Ng Wins Journal of the History of Philosophy Book Prize
The Journal of the History of Philosophy has announced that the winner of its 2021 Book Prize is Karen Ng, associate professor of philosophy at Vanderbilt University. (more…)
Heath Wins Donner Prize for Best Public Policy Book
Joseph Heath, professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto, has won the 2020 Donner Prize for Best Public Policy Book. (more…)
Plutynski Wins 2021 Lakatos Award
The London School of Economics and Political Science has announced that the winner of the 2021 Lakatos Award is Anya Plutynski (Washington University in St. Louis). (more…)
Morton Wins AAC&U Book Award
The Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) has awarded its 2020 Frederic W. Ness Book Award to Jennifer Morton, associate professor of philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, for her Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility (Princeton University Press). (more…)
6-Figure Deal for Assistant Professor of Philosophy’s New Book
Ten publishers bid for a chance to publish the next book from Myisha Cherry, assistant professor of philosophy at University of California, Riverside. (more…)
Edwards Wins APA’s 2019 Sanders Book Prize for The Metaphysics of Truth
Douglas Edwards, assistant professor of philosophy at Utica College, has won the 2019 Sanders Book Prize from the American Philosophical Association (APA) for his book, The Metaphysics of Truth. (more…)
Down Girl by Kate Manne Wins APA Book Prize
Kate Manne, associate professor of philosophy at Cornell University, has won the 2019 Book Prize from the American Philosophical Association (APA) for her Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny. (more…)
Journal of the History of Philosophy Announces Book Prize Winner
The Journal of the History of Philosophy has announced the winner of it 2019 book prize, which is awarded for the best book written in history of philosophy in 2018. (more…)
PhilPapers Publishes Its First Book
In a move that may signal disruptive changes to academic philosophy publishing, PhilPapers, the free, massive, online philosophy database, has published its first book—an open-access edited collection. (more…)
An Experiment in Philosophy and Poetry (guest post by Aaron Meskin)
Imagine the following: you write an academic paper in philosophy, a poet then writes a poem about your paper, and then you respond to the poet. (more…)
Book on Alain Locke Wins Pulitzer Prize
A book on philosopher Alain Locke has won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.
Journal of the History of Philosophy Book Prize Winner Announced
The Journal of the History of Philosophy has announced the winner of it 2018 book prize, which is awarded for the best book written in history of philosophy in 2017. (more…)
National Book Award for Alain Locke Biography
The 2018 National Book Award for Nonfiction has been awarded to Jeffrey C. Stewart of the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), for his book, The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke (Oxford University Press).
McDaniel Wins APA’s 2018 Sanders Book Prize
Kris McDaniel, professor of philosophy at Syracuse University, is the winner of the American Philosophical Association’s 2018 Sanders Book Prize, for his book, The Fragmentation of Being. (more…)
Submitting Book Proposals to Multiple Presses at Once
A reader writes in with a question about book publishing: (more…)
JHP’s Best Book in the History of Philosophy Prize
Each year, the Journal of the History of Philosophy awards a prize for the best book published in the history of philosophy the previous year.
Upcoming Sitcom Based on Recent Philosophy Book
Fox Broadcasting Company is in the process of developing a new comedy television series based on the book, Assholes: A Theory, by philosopher Aaron James (UC Irvine). The show will be called Type-A, reports TV Line (via Splitsider). (more…)
Hopes For Your Philosophy Book — Its Sensible Ideas And Its Mistakes
Joseph Raz, professor of philosophy and law at Columbia University and Kings College, London, has written reflections on his well-known and nearly 30 year-old The Morality of Freedom for a collection of critical essays by others on it, forthcoming in the Jersualem Review of Legal Studies. Rather than engage point-by-point with the criticisms the other contributors ..
APA Book Prize Results Announced
The winner of the 2015 American Philosophical Association’s Book Prize is Manuel Vargas (University of San Francisco) for his Building Better Beings: A Theory of Moral Responsibility (Oxford University Press).
Honorable mentions went to Adrienne Martin (Claremont McKenna) for her How We Hope: A Moral Psychology (Princeton University Press) and Michael Titelbaum f..
Ethics of Suicide Digital Archive
In what is being referred to as “an unprecedented example of library-author-publisher collaboration,” a new philosophy book and accompanying digital archive of its material were recently launched. The book is The Ethics of Suicide: Historical Sources, by Margaret Battin (Utah). Professor Battin worked with her publisher, Oxford University Press, and the University o..