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North American
Kant Society

North American
Kant Society

Book Prize for Senior Scholars

The Book Prize for Senior Scholars is awarded for an outstanding book dealing with any aspect of Kant’s philosophy. Submissions will be judged by a panel consisting of members drawn from the NAKS Advisory Board, and the winner will receive a prize of $500. Calls for submissions and more details will be issued in the newsletter. The Awards Committee reserves the right not to award a prize, if in its judgment no prize is warranted.

Eligibility rules:
•  Only single-authored monographs or collections of essays written in English will be considered.
• The author must be a Senior scholar. “Senior” is defined as: “40 or older (regardless of tenure status), or tenured (regardless of age).”
• Authors must be members of NAKS at the time of submission.

• Submission must be made by the publisher, and four (4) copies of the book must be submitted to NAKS.

• Current NAKS Executive and/or Advisory Board Members are not eligible to compete for the prize.


Prize Winners

2020 Marcus Willaschek, Kant on the Sources of Metaphysics: The Dialectic of Pure Reason, Cambridge University Press

2019 Melissa Merritt, Kant on Reflection and Virtue, Cambridge University Press

2018 Konstantin Pollok, Kant's Theory of Normativity: Exploring the Space of Reason (CUP, 2017)

2016 Lucy Allais, Manifest Reality: Kant’s Idealism and his Realism (Oxford University Press, 2015)

2015 Julian Wuerth, Kant on Mind, Action and Ethics (Oxford University Press, 2014)

2014 Pauline Kleingeld, Kant and Cosmopolitanism: The Philosophical Ideal of World Citizenship (Cambridge University Press, 2013)


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