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Jean Hampton Prize
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The Jean Hampton Prize is awarded to a philosopher at a junior career stage whose paper is accepted for the Pacific Division Meeting. The paper must be in some area of philosophy in which Professor Jean Hampton worked, including social and political philosophy, foundations of ethics, normative ethics, the philosophy of law, rational choice theory, feminist theory, Hobbes to Hume, Kant, realism, and pragmatism. Specifically excluded are: philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of science, aesthetics, continental philosophy, and ancient metaphysics.

Award

Amount: $500

Frequency: Every 2 years, in odd years

Last Award: 2015

Next Award: 2017

Submissions

All papers submitted for the Pacific Division program in the areas of philosophy in which Professor Hampton worked are automatically considered in the prize review process. All rules and deadlines for submitting papers to the program committee apply to the Jean Hampton Prize Competition. Authors of papers will not be identified during the phases of the process that involve assessment of the submitted papers.

Selection

The paper is selected from those submitted to the Pacific Division program committee, by a subcommittee including three members of the Pacific Division program committee and two members from The University of Arizona Philosophy Department.

Previous Winners

2015

Victor Kumar "The Empirical Vindication of Moral Luck"

2013

Jeffrey Helmreich "The Metaphysics of Reconciliation: How Forgiveness Relieves Moral Debt” 

2011

Ty Landrum "The Education of Amour-Propre”

2009

Michael Nelson "Rationalism within Reason”

2007

Eric Roark "Is Michael Otsuka's Conception of Robust Self-Ownership Too Robust for a Left-Libertarian"

2005

Sharon A. Street "A Darwinian Dilemma for Realist Theories of Value"

2003

Daniel C. Russell "Locke on Land and Labor"

2000

Ralph Wedgwood "Another Answer to the Knave"

1998

Kate Abramson "Hume on Cultural Conflicts"

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