Berislav Marušić wins Sanders Book Prize

We are excited to announce that Berislav Marušić has been awarded the 2016 Sanders book prize for his book, Evidence and Agency: Norms of Belief for Promising and Resolving (Oxford University Press). Marušić explores the question of how we, as … more

Neil Sinclair wins Metaethics Prize

The Marc Sanders Foundation and Oxford Studies in Metaethics join in congratulating Neil Sinclair (Nottingham) as the winner of the Sanders Prize in Metaethics for his entry “Belief Pills and the Possibility of Moral Epistemology.” Neil’s paper will appear in … more

Alex Zakaras wins Prize in Political Philosophy

Alex Zakaras, University of Vermont, has won the 2016 Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy for his paper “Complicity and Coercion: Towards an Ethics of Political Participation.” Zakaras is Associate Professor at The University of Vermont, specializing in political philosophy and … more

Introducing Barry Lam as new Associate Director

The Marc Sanders Foundation has appointed Barry Lam as Associate Director for the Foundation, beginning 1st June 2016. He will replace the current Assistant Director, Robyn Whitaker, who leaves to take up a Faculty position in Australia. Barry is Associate … more

Andrew Bacon wins Metaphysics Prize

Congratulations to Andrew Bacon (University of Southern California) who has been awarded the 2016 Sanders Prize in Metaphysics for his paper “Relative Locations.” Read an abstract on the Metaphysics page. There were 45 entries for this year’s prize, all of … more

New Sanders Award in Public Philosophy

We are delighted to announce a new Sanders Award in the area of Public Philosophy. Beginning in 2016, this essay prize will offer a $4500 reward as well as publication in Philosophers’ Imprint. The Award Committee is Chaired by Susan … more

Louise Antony named 2016-2017 Sanders Lecturer

In conjunction with the APA, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Louise Antony (University of Massachusetts Amherst) will deliver the 2016-2017 Sanders Lecture at the 2017 Pacific Division meeting in Seattle, WA. The annual Sanders Lecture was established in … more

Applications due for ‘Athena in Action’ by Feb 15th

Athena in Action is a networking and mentoring workshop for graduate women in philosophy. The next workshop will be held in Princeton, NJ, on August 16-19, 2016. Applications for the 2016 program are due by February 15th. See their Athena … more

Alex Zakaras wins Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy

Congratulations to Alex Zakaras who has won the 2016 Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy for his paper “Complicity and Coercion: Towards an Ethics of Political Participation.” Further information, including an abstract of the paper, can be found on the Political … more

New Sanders Prize in the History of Early Modern Philosophy

The Marc Sanders Foundation is thrilled to announce a new Sanders essay prize in the area of History of Early Modern Philosophy. The prize will be biennial, beginning in 2016. Winners will receive a $10,000 award and publication in Oxford … more