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The Wilfrid Sellars Young Scholars Essay Prize - Winners Announcement

03 Oct 2023 11:57 AM | Eli Benjamin Israel (Administrator)

We are delighted to announce the winners of The Wilfrid Sellars Young Scholars Essay Prize:

🥇First Place: John Walsh (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg) for the essay “Kant’s Principia Diiudicationis and Executionis.”

🥈Second Place: J. P. Messina (Purdue University) for the essay “Freedom as Independence: Kant vs. the Neo-Republicans.”

Thanks to our judges for their work, and warm congratulations to John Walsh and J.P. Messina for their exceptional essays!

First Place includes a $600 prize funded by Kantian Review and an expectation of publication by Kantian Review (subject to their approval). Second Place includes a $400 prize funded by NAKS. On this occasion, we would also like to express our sincere appreciation to Kantian Review for their generous contribution, significantly enhancing The Wilfrid Sellars Young Scholars Essay Prize.

Thank you all for your participation and support!

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