Jerry Gaus awarded Gregory Kavka Prize in Political Philosophy

American Philosophical Association prize honors his "On Justifying the Moral Rights of the Moderns"

 

Jerry Gaus, the James E. Rogers Professor of Philosophy, has been awarded the Gregory Kavka Prize in Political Philosophy by the American Philosophical Association.

The Kavka award is among the highest distinctions within the important area of Political Philosophy.  The award memorializes the late Professor Gregory Kavka and is co-sponsored by the University of California, Irvine, where Professor Kavka was a distinguished member of the Department of Philosophy.

Jerry's selection as the Kavka Prize recipient especially honors the signficance of his "On Justifying the Moral Rights of the Moderns: a Case of Old Wine in New Bottles" (Social Philosophy and Policy, Volume 24, Issue 01, Jan 2007, pp 84-119).

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06/28/2011 - 14:45

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