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William Lane awarded the APA’s 2016 Journal of Value Inquiry PrizePosted in APA Announcements, Thursday, April 28, 2016The American Philosophical Association is pleased to announce that William Lane, Assistant General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, has been ... more »
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4/28/2016William Lane awarded the APA’s 2016 Journal of Value Inquiry Prize
4/19/2016Central and Eastern Divisions announce appointments of new secretary-treasurers
4/13/2016Voting now open: Board member-at-large election and APA bylaws amendments
4/11/2016Call for nominations: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize