Rogers Prize Winner 2016
The Rogers Prize, which was established in 2011 in honour of the work of the founding editor of the BJHP, John Rogers, is awarded each year for the best paper published in the journal in the previous 12 months. The award for 2016 went to Olaf Mueller of Humbolt-Universität Berlin for his article 'Prismatic Equivalence – A New Case of Underdetermination: Goethe vs. Newton on the Prism Experiments’, published in BJHP 24.2. The two runners-up were Justin Steinberg, of Brooklyn College, City University of New York, for his article ‘Affect, Desire, and Judgment in Spinoza’s Account of Motivation’, published in 24.1, and Thomas McNally, of Trinity College Dublin, for his article ‘More Than a Feeling: Wittgenstein and William James on Love and Other Emotions’, published in 24.4. For more information about the Rogers Prize, please click here
Recent Society News
Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, sponsored by the BSHP.
The Journal of the History of Philosophy has announced that Clare Carlisle, BSHP member, is the winner of its best article prize for Volume 55.
We have a new type of grant available to cover costs of scholarly activity.