Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Res Publica prize for graduate student submission

from the philosophy CFP blog [NB: "Post-graduate" is British for "graduate student," not for "postdoc"]:

Post-graduate Essay Prize, 2008

Res Publica: A Journal of Moral, Legal and Social Philosophy

For the fourth year running, Res Publica will be awarding a prize for the best paper submitted by a current postgraduate student in 2008. This may be in any area of moral, legal or social philosophy, and should conform to the normal requirements for submissions - please see the website address above for details.
Papers must be submitted via the Editorial Manager system, accesible via the website above or directly at : http://www.editorialmanager.com/resp/default.asp
Please state when you submit a paper that you’d like it considered for the postgraduate prize, and also confirm that you have not yet been awarded a PhD. You can do this via a message to the editors on Editorial Manager.
All entries must be received by 1 October 2008, with the winner to be announced in December 2008. The winner will receive £100 and a year's subscription to the journal. The winning essay will be published in Volume 15 (2009).
Previous winners:

Alexandra Couto, 'Privacy and Justification' 12.3 (2006)
Alasdair Cochrane, 'Animal Rights and Animal Experiments: An Interest-Based Approach' 13.3 (2007)
Göran Duus-Otterström, 'Betting Against Hard Determinism' (forthcoming, 2008)

The prize will be judged by a panel of referees, along with the journal editors.

For more information please contact:

Gideon Calder gideon.calder@newport.ac.uk
or Jonathan Seglow j.seglow@rhul.ac.uk
Co-editors, Res Publica