Best Student Paper Prize for the conference will be awarded to Christopher Love of Baylor University for his paper “A Defense of the Morality of Some Fear- and Reward-based Motives.” Congratulations, Chris! This paper was selected through a rigorous process of anonymous review.
This award is given to Baylor doctoral candidates who exhibit exceptional scholarship, research, and writing. Nominees are recommended by their departments, and Caroline Paddock's work has been recognized as exceptional by the Graduate School and their committee of deans and graduate faculty for the humanities category.
Thomas Ward, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy in the College of Arts & Sciences, has received a $40,000 National Endowment for the Humanities research fellowship to prepare a scholarly translation of an influential treatise by Scottish philosopher John Dun Scotus (1266-1308).
Academic Placement and Data Analysis has released new data on the top quartile of philosophy graduate programs, and the Baylor Philosophy PhD Program is included. Our particularly notable achievements are:
1st in Teaching Preparation 3rd in Financial Support 4th in Placement Rate 10th in Climate
Charity Anderson is the winner of the 2021 Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion with her paper, "Divine Hiddenness and Other Evidence,” (co-authored with Jeff Russell (USC)) The paper will be published in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion.