The Philosophical Quarterly
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Edited By: Tim Mulgan (Editorial Chair)
Online ISSN: 1467-9213
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The PQ Prize Essay Competition 2013 - Philosophy and natural language
The winner of the 2012 prize essay competition is: Prof. Tzachi Zamir, University of Jerusalem, Israel.
The theme for the 2012 prize essay was 'Philosophy and the expressive arts'. The winning paper is titled 'Unethical Acts' and is due to be published in 2013.
Why not enter for the 2013 prize essay competition?
The Philosophical Quarterly invites submissions for its 2013 international prize essay competition, the topic of which is ‘Philosophy and natural language’.
How far can investigation of natural language guide inquiries in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, or other areas outside philosophy of language? What is implied about the nature of language or its relation to its subject matter?
The Philosophical Quarterly welcomes essays of 8,000 words or fewer addressing these questions.'
For submission guidelines and entry details, please see the 'Prize Essay Competition' tab on the menu.
The author of the winning entry will receive £1500.The closing date for submissions is 1st November 2013.
A Free Virtual Issue from the PQ
The first issue of The Philosophical Quarterly was published in October 1950. In the sixty years since, the PQ has established itself as one of the world's leading general philosophy journals. We continue to publish across the full spectrum of academic philosophy, and welcome original research in all areas of philosophy and its history.
This virtual issue showcases a representative sample of the last sixty years, giving readers a taste of the variety of topics discussed in the PQ, and the range of philosophical approaches taken to those issues.
Highlights from the PQ
Utilitarianism, Contractualism And Demandingness
The Ontological Argument And The Devil
Two Approaches To Human Rights
The Scope Of Rational Requirements
Modality And Objects
The Beginning Of Community: Politics In The Face Of Disagreement
Alternative Questions And Knowledge Attributions
Maria Aloni, Paul Egre
The Scots Philosophical Association
Founded in 1901 as the Scots Philosophical Club, the Scots Philosophical Association is the professional association of philosophers in Scotland.
Its primary purpose is to promote the study and teaching of philosophy in Scotland. This is achieved through the organization of a twice-yearly meeting, the sponsorship of conferences, the provision of fellowships, and various other activities, most of which are described below. The Association is also the joint owner of The Philosophical Quarterly.