Ernest Nagel Early-Career Scholar Essay Award

(Only recent awards are listed below. University affiliations are from the time of the award.)

2019Michael T Hicks

Michael Townsen Hicks
University of Birmingham

"What Everyone Should Say about Symmetries (and How Humeans Get to Say It)," Philosophy of Science, 2019, volume 86, Issue 5, pp. 1284–1294.

2018Benjamin Feitzeig

Benjamin Feitzeig
University of Washington

"On the Choice of Algebra for Quantization," Philosophy of Science, 2018, Volume 85, Issue 1, pp. 102–125.

2017Fermin C. Fulda

Fermín C. Fulda
Western University

"Natural Selection, Mechanism, and the Statistical Interpretation," Philosophy of Science, 2017, Volume 82, Issue 5, pp. 1080–1092.

2016James D. Fraser

James D. Fraser
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

"Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Finite Systems," Philosophy of Science, 2016, Volume 83, Issue 4, pp. 585–605.

2015Leif Hancox-Li

Leif Hancox-Li
University of Southern California

"Coarse-Graining as a Route to Microscopic Physics: The Renormalization Group in Quantum Field Theory," Philosophy of Science, Dec 2015, Volume 82, Issue 5, pp. 1211–1223.

 John Matthewson

John Matthewson
Massey University

"Defining Paradigm Darwinian Populations," Philosophy of Science, Apr 2015, Volume 82, Issue 2, pp. 178–197.

2014Mathieu Charbonneau

Mathieu Charbonneau
Central European University

"Populations without Reproduction," Philosophy of Science, Dec 2014, Volume 81, Issue 5, pp. 727–740.

2013Charles Rathkopf

Charles Rathkopf

"Localization and Intrinsic Function," Philosophy of Science, 80, 2013, 1-21.

Christian Wuthrich


Christian Wüthrich
(University of California, San Diego)

"Challenging the Spacetime Structuralist," Philosophy of Science, 76 (December 2009) pp. 1039-1051.

Anna Alexandrova2008

Anna Alexandrova
(University of Missouri, St. Louis)

"Making Models Count," Philosophy of Science, 75 (July 2008) 383-404.

Matthew Haug2007

Matthew Haug
(The College of William and Mary)

"Of Mice and Metaphysics: Natural Selection of Realized Population-Level Properties," Philosophy of Science, 74 (October 2007) pp. 431–451.

Simon Huttegger2006

Simon Huttegger
(University of California, Irvine)

"Evolution and the explanation of Meaning," Philosophy of Science, 74 (January 2007) pp. 1–27.

Laura Perini2005

Laura Perini
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

"Visual Representations and Confirmation," Philosophy of Science, (December 2005), 72, pp. 913-926.