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BSHP Graduate Essay Prize competition 2020

The BSHP is accepting submissions to its Graduate Essay Prize competition between 1 and 30 November 2020

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Prof. Jan Westerhoff, "For your eyes only: the Problem on Solipsism in Ancient Indian Philosophy"

The British Society of the History of Philosophy’s Annual Lecture 2020 will be given online by Jan Westerhoff, Fellow and Tutor in Theology and Religion at Lady Margaret Hall and Professor of Buddhist Philosophy at Oxford University. Dr. Jessica Frazier (Trinity College, Oxford) will join us for the discussion.

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History of Philosophy Books in 3 Minutes

The BSHP is delighted to support History of Philosophy Books in Three Minutes, a new online platform for three-minute video presentations of books in the History of Philosophy. Presentations take the form of short videos filmed by the authors themselves where they explain what their book is about and why it is important.

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Changes to the BSHP Management Committee

At its Annual General Meeting of April 2020 (held remotely), BSHP members elected Angela Breitenbach, Jonathan Cottrell, Alexander Douglas and Katharine O’Reilly to the Management Committee.

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The Rogers Prize winner 2019

The Rogers Prize is awarded annually for the best article published in the British Journal for the History of Philosophy.

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Wim Vanrie

BSHP Graduate Essay Prize 2019 winner

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the BSHP Graduate Essay Prize 2019 is Wim Vanrie (University of Ghent) for his essay “Why did Frege reject the theory of types?”.

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BSHP New Texts in the History of Philosophy

We are delighted to announce that, in partnership with Oxford University Press, the British Society for the History of Philosophy will start a new series of texts in the history of philosophy.

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