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Philosophical Explorations Essay Prize

Philosophical Explorations: An International Journal for the Philosophy of Mind and Action

About the prize

Philosophical Explorations are pleased to award an annual essay prize for philosophers in the early stages of their career. Read the past winners of the Philosophical Explorations Essay Prize by clicking on the links below. Congratulations to all the winners.

The Prize

The prize-winner receives a cash prize of £250 and the essay is then published in the journal, promoted, and made freely available to access.


The Prize is open to philosophers who have earned their doctorate no more than five years prior to submission, with proof required. Essays should discuss a topic related to the specializations of the journal: i.e. the philosophy of mind and action (see general guidance here www.tandfonline.com/rpex) and should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission instructions
Closing date for submissions is 1st January of each year. Essays should be submitted to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/rpex,selecting the Manuscript Type as Essay Prize submission. Essays should be modified for blind review and include an abstract, uploaded as the main file type. A supplemental file providing information on where doctorate study took place, the date the doctorate was (or will be) awarded, and current mailing address.

For more information about the Prize, please contact the assistant editor of the journal, Marjolein Lanzing at: [email protected].


Philosophical Explorations

Language: en-US

Publisher: tandf

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