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2018 Philosophy and Religion Essay Award Competition

The Department of Philosophy and Religion is pleased to announce our annual essay award competition. Awards will be given in two categories: Philosophy and Religion.

 

Prizes: Prizes to be awarded for the best philosophy and best religious studies papers.

Submission: March 30th at 12pm.

 

Philosophy Paper

An award will be given for the best paper defending a substantive thesis in any area of philosophy (theoretical or applied). Papers may be on any topic but should be self-contained. Papers will be judged by a committee of faculty from the department. The committee will assess the paper on a number of dimensions including: clarity, rigor, creativity, insight, originality, breadth and depth of research, accuracy, and comprehension.

Religion Paper

An award will be given for the best critical analysis of a topic in religious studies. Given that religious studies is a multi-disciplinary field, papers may address religious phenomena from a variety of methodological and theoretical perspectives. Papers may be on any topic but should be self-contained. Papers will be judged by a committee of faculty from the department. The committee will assess the paper on a number of dimensions including: originality, rigor, appropriate use of materials, appropriate choice and application of theory and methodology, accuracy of content, clarity of prose and argumentation.

 

For more information, click here 2018 Philosophy and Religion Essay Contests or contact Professor Yelle at b.yelle@northeastern.edu

Submit submissions to k.molongoski@northeastern.edu

 

Published On: March 23, 2018 |
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