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Winner, 2017 Prose Awards

Winner, 2017 Prose Awards


Journal of the APA receives PROSE Award

NEWARK, Del. — Feb. 3, 2017 — The American Philosophical Association and Cambridge University Press are pleased to announce that the Journal of the American Philosophical Association has been selected as the winner of the 2017 PROSE Award for the Best New Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals, and electronic content in 53 categories.

The Journal of the American Philosophical Association is a general philosophy journal launched in March 2015 and is published as a partnership between the APA and Cambridge University Press (CUP). The Journal, edited by Professor John Heil of Washington University in St. Louis, publishes ground-breaking papers on diverse topics from early-career philosophers as well as established philosophers. The Journal of the APA is committed to providing authors with quick turnaround and timely publication of accepted papers. Upon the announcement of the PROSE Award, Heil said,

The editorial team comprises philosophers with a shared vision for a journal of the highest standards that encompasses serious philosophy in all its amazing diversity. Our continuing goal is to publish work that benefits philosophy, philosophers, and, by extension, the world at large. We are most gratified that our efforts are being recognized with this prestigious PROSE Award.

About the APA

Founded in 1900, the American Philosophical Association promotes the discipline and profession of philosophy, both within the academy and in the public arena. The APA supports the professional development of philosophers at all levels and works to foster greater understanding and appreciation of the value of philosophical inquiry.

About CUP

Cambridge University Press is part of the University of Cambridge. It furthers the University's mission by disseminating knowledge in the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Its extensive peer-reviewed publishing lists comprise 50,000 titles covering academic research and professional development, as well as school-level education and English language teaching.

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Amy Ferrer 

Executive Director 


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Marcus Hinds 

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