Post-graduate Essay Prize, 2008; Res Publica: A Journal of Moral, Legal and Social Philosophy

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 :

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 (a)
or Jonathan Seglow     j.seglow (a)
Co-editors, Res Publica