Rogers Prize Winner 2016
The Rogers Prize, which was established in 2011 in honour of the work of the founding editor of the BJHP, John Rogers, is awarded each year for the best paper published in the journal in the previous 12 months. The award for 2016 went to Olaf Mueller of Humbolt-Universität Berlin for his article 'Prismatic Equivalence – A New Case of Underdetermination: Goethe vs. Newton on the Prism Experiments’, published in BJHP 24.2. The two runners-up were Justin Steinberg, of Brooklyn College, City University of New York, for his article ‘Affect, Desire, and Judgment in Spinoza’s Account of Motivation’, published in 24.1, and Thomas McNally, of Trinity College Dublin, for his article ‘More Than a Feeling: Wittgenstein and William James on Love and Other Emotions’, published in 24.4. For more information about the Rogers Prize, please click here
From 2017, the BSHP will now be hosting an annual lecture series. The first will talk will be held in November by John Cottingham.
The Rogers Prize winner has been announced, going to Olaf Mueller.
Following the AGM in April 2017, the conference funding opportunities for BSHP members have increased.