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The William James Prize

Monday 6 April 2020
Jake Quilty-Dunn, associate member of the IP, has just been announced as the winner of this year’s William James Prize. The Prize is awarded by the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness for “the most outstanding single published contribution to the empirical or philosophical study of consciousness”. Jake’s winning paper, “Is Iconic Memory Iconic?”, is published in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (https://doi.org/10.1111/phpr.12625).

Newton International Fellowships Scheme - Funding Available

Wednesday 12 February 2020
Newton International Fellowships The Institute of Philosophy, at the School of Advanced Study, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified applicants for the Newton International Fellowships scheme. The Scheme aims to attract the most promising early career postdoctoral researchers from overseas in the humanities.

Call For Papers | Jacobsen Prize In Philosophy | Deadline 27th Jan 2020

Friday 22 November 2019
JACOBSEN PRIZE IN PHILOSOPHY   1. The J A B Jacobsen Prize of the value of £750 is awarded from funds donated to the University by Mr Jacobsen, who was concerned to propagate a better understanding of life as a universal concept, in the interests of minimising egocentricity, nationalism, and sectarianism. 2. Essays should have a title and may be on a topic in any area of Philosophy. A candidate may submit only one essay. If the Jacobsen Committee so advise, the Prize may be shared.  

Call for Papers | Metacognition: new developments and challenges

Friday 22 November 2019
Call For Papers: Metacognition: new developments and challenges   Part of the ERC ‘Metacognition of Concepts’ Project (PI Nicholas Shea) Submission deadline: March 6, 2020 Organizers: Joulia Smortchkova (Oxford/IP London) & Nicholas Shea (Oxford/IP London) Invited Speakers Ophélia Deroy (Munich)  Steve Fleming (UCL)  Louise Goupil (IRCAM)   John Morrison (Columbia)  Josef Perner (Salzburg)  Joëlle Proust (CNRS)  Alex Rosati (Michigan) Topic

Announcement of Jacobsen Essay Prize Winner

Wednesday 12 June 2019
The Jacobsen Committee is delighted to announce that the joint winners of the Jacobsen Essay Prize are: Athamos Stradis, KCL, for his essay ‘The Unbridged Gap between entropy and memory’ and Jake Wojtowicz, KCL, for his essay ‘The Narcissism of Agent-Regret’   The Jacobsen Essay Prize is open to all research students of the University of London. Anonymized essays are blind-reviewed by the Jacobsen committee, composed by academics from UCL, LSE, BBK, IP, and KCL.

Call for Applications – Institute of Philosophy Visiting Fellowships 2019/20

Tuesday 14 May 2019
  Call for Applications – Institute of Philosophy Visiting Fellowships 2019/20 The Institute of Philosophy is extending a call for International and UK based candidates to apply for Visiting Fellowships for up to 6 months (dependent on the fellowship route applied for). The Institute currently runs two types of fellowship: Collaborative Fellowships

Call For Papers | Jacobsen Prize In Philosophy | Deadline 14th Jan 2019

Thursday 22 November 2018
JACOBSEN PRIZE IN PHILOSOPHY   1. The J A B Jacobsen Prize of the value of £750 is awarded from funds donated to the University by Mr Jacobsen, who was concerned to propagate a better understanding of life as a universal concept, in the interests of minimising egocentricity, nationalism, and sectarianism. 2. Essays should have a title and may be on a topic in any area of Philosophy. A candidate may submit only one essay. If the Jacobsen Committee so advise, the Prize may be shared.  

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