APA Public Philosophy Op-Ed Winners

The APA Committee on Public Philosophy has picked its winners for the best Op-Ed pieces in 2017. They’re all really cool, check them out:

Katalin Balog (Rutgers University–Newark)
‘Son of Saul,’ Kierkegaard and the Holocaust
The Stone (The New York Times)

Andrew Fiala (California State University, Fresno)
Without Faith in Humanity, Cynicism Grows and Democracy Becomes Mob-Rule
The Fresno Bee Newspaper

David V. Johnson (Stanford University)
A Democracy Deficit Plagues the U.S. and the European Union
Aeon

Ian Olasov (Graduate Center, CUNY)
How Did ‘All Lives Matter’ Come to Oppose ‘Black Lives Matter’? A Philosopher of Language Weighs In
Slate

Michael Robillard (University of Oxford) and Bradley Strawser (U.S. Naval Postgraduate School)
Are Soldiers Morally Exploited?
Ethical War Blog (Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace)

The next nomination deadline for the award is April 15, 2018. The cash award is 100USD, plus bragging rights.

 

Mark Sanders Public Philosophy Award

The Mark Sanders Foundation is accepting unpublished essays (between 3,000 and 8,000 words)aimed at a general audience. The winner will recieve 4500USD, as well as publication in Philosopher’s Imprint. Runner-up will be published in Aeon. The deadline for submissions is 15 September 2017. All are encouraged to submit. One purpose of this blog is to provide a space for our peers (students and profs) to workshop papers in preparation for submission.