SPP: Stanton Prize
Stanton Prize SPP
stantonprize at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 17:17:19 CST 2007
Nominations are invited for the 2008 Stanton Prize, awarded annually
to a young scholar who has made significant contributions to
interdisciplinary research in philosophy, psychology and/or related
disciplines, and who has been active in the Society for Philosophy and
Psychology (SPP). Winners are chosen by the executive committee of the
SPP. The Stanton award is endowed in honor of Harry and Betty Stanton
of Bradford Books/MIT Press.
Winners are awarded $500, and deliver an award address at the annual
Nominations will be accepted until February 1, 2008, and should be
sent by email to stantonprize at gmail.com.
A complete nomination must include:
(A) From the Nominator
An email from an SPP member in good standing stating that they
nominate the candidate, including full names of the candidate and of
If the nominator prefers to remain anonymous, this may be specified in
the nomination email, in which case the prize coordinator will contact
the candidate to request the items in (B). Anonymous nominators must
provide (A) and (C).
(B) From the Candidate
An email stating (i) that they wish to be considered a candidate for
the prize, (ii) that the nominating statement is accurate, and (iii)
that they commit to attend this year's meeting and give a talk if they
are awarded the prize.
The candidate's full current CV attached as a separate file (.doc or .pdf).
(C) From either the Nominator or the Candidate
A brief statement of no more than 300 words describing: (i) the
contributions of the candidate to interdisciplinary research in
psychology and philosophy, or related disciplines (ii) the career
stage of the candidate, and (iii) the candidate's past participation
in the SPP.
Eligibility: Anyone who has been active in SPP, and who conducts
research in psychology, and/or philosophy, may be nominated. Career
stage will also be considered in the decision, with a preference for
researchers early in their career. Members of the executive committee
of SPP are eligible to be nominated; any executive committee member
who chooses to accept a nomination will not participate in the award
Process: All complete nominations received by the deadline will be
submitted to the executive committee of SPP. The winner will be chosen
2001 Kathleen Akins
2002 Paul Bloom
2003 Jesse Prinz
2004 David Chalmers
2005 Shaun Nichols
2006 Fei Xu
2007 John Doris
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