Block and Phillips Win 2021 Lebowitz Prize

The Lebowitz Prize is awarded annually “to a pair of philosophers who hold contrasting (not necessarily opposing) views of an important philosophical question that is of current interest both to the field and to an educated public audience.” The selected…

The Philosophy Profession, Mid-20th Century

Note, too, the “fairly often” requests for breadth of interests “rather than narrowly specialized or technical interests” and the importance of “the social significance” of philosophy over “a high degree of technical proficiency.” That’s an excerpt from a letter from…