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Berkeley Essay Prize

  • 01 Nov 2012
  • University of Rochester



The late Professor and Mrs. Colin Turbayne established an International Berkeley Essay Prize competition in cooperation with the Philosophy Department at the University of Rochester.


The next deadline for submitting papers is November 1, 2012.  Submitted papers should address some aspect of Berkeley’s philosophy.  Essays should be new and unpublished and should be written in English and not exceed 5,000 words in length.  All references to Berkeley should be to Luce/Jessop, and a MLA or similar standard for notes should be followed.  Submissions are blind reviewed and will be judged by members of a review board selected by the Department of Philosophy at the University of Rochester.  The winner will be announced March 1, 2013 and will receive a prize of $2,000.  A copy of the winning essay will be sent to the George Berkeley Library Study Center located in Berkeley's home in Whitehall, Newport, RI. 


Submissions can be sent electronically to: phladmin@philosophy.rochester.edu or by post mail to: Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Rochester, P.O. Box 270078, Lattimore 532, Rochester, NY 14627-0078. 

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