Gregory Kavka Prize in Political Philosophy

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Gregory Kavka Prize in Political Philosophy

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The Gregory Kavka/UCI Prize in Political Philosophy will be awarded to the author of a paper in a refereed journal, or an original book chapter, or an original essay published in a collection with a multiplicity of contributors, published during a specified period of time. Papers from any area of political philosophy and political theory are welcome.



Value

1.
The amount of the prize is $500.
2.
A symposium in honor of the recipient of the Kavka Prize will be scheduled at the Pacific Division Meeting, to include panelists commenting upon the ideas of the selected paper, followed by a response from the award winner.

Conditions

1.
Every 2 years (in odd years) The prize is to be awarded for the best paper in a refereed journal, or an original book chapter or original essay published in a collection with a multiplicity of contributors, in the field of political philosophy, broadly understood.
2.
Papers from any area of political philosophy and political theory are welcome, including, but not limited to, the history of political philosophy, rational choice theory with implications drawn for political philosophy, and moral theory/applied ethics in which direct links are made to political philosophy or public policy.
3.
The author must be a member in good standing of the APA at the time the award is presented.
4.
Nominations of papers for the Kavka Prize are encouraged from journal editors, authors, and colleagues.
5.
Papers for the spring 2009 award are eligible if they were published for the first time (not reprinted) between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2007.

Winners

2003 Loren Lomasky and Geoffrey Brennan "Is There a Duty to Vote?"

2001 Scott Shapiro "On Hart's Way Out"
Mariam Thalos "Degrees of Freedom in the Social World"

1999 Elijah Millgram "Incommensurability and Practical Reasoning"

Address

APA, Gregory Kavka Prize,
University of Delaware,
31 Amstel Avenue,
Newark,
DE 19716.

URL

http://www.apa.udel.edu/apa/divisions/pacific/kavka.html
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