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Winner of the Fifteenth Annual Symposium Book Award: Stella Gaon, The Lucid Vigil: Deconstruction, Desire and the Politics of Critique, Routledge, 2019.
Books submitted for this award were assessed by a committee of persons selected from the Symposium editorial team and the CSCP executive.
- 2019: Rosalyn Diprose and Ewa Ziarek, Arendt, Natality and Biopolitics: Toward Democratic Plurality and Reproductive Justice, Edinburgh UP, 2018.
- 2018: Penelope Deutscher, Foucault’s Futures: A Critique of Reproductive Reason, Columbia UP, 2017.
- 2017: Greg Bird, Containing Community: From Political Economy to Ontology in Agamben, Esposito, and Nancy, SUNY Press, 2016.
- 2016: Thomas Nail, The Figure of the Migrant, Stanford UP, 2015.
- 2015: Anthony J. Steinbock, Moral Emotions: Reclaiming the Evidence of the Heart, Northwestern UP, 2014.
- 2014: Steven G. Crowell, Normativity and Phenomenology in Husserl and Heidegger, Cambridge UP, 2013.
- 2013: Sean D. Kirkland, The Ontology of Socratic Questioning in Plato’s Early Dialogues, SUNY Press, 2012.
- 2012: Espen Hammer, Philosophy and Temporality from Kant to Critical Theory, Cambridge UP, 2011.
- 2011: Andrew J. Mitchell, Heidegger among the Sculptors: Body, Space, and the Art of Dwelling, Stanford UP, 2010.
- 2010: James R. Mensch, Embodiments: From the Body to the Body Politic, Northwestern UP, 2009.
- 2009: Dana Hollander, Exemplarity and Chosenness: Rosenzweig and Derrida on the Nation of Philosophy, Stanford UP, 2008.
- 2008: Lambert Zuidervaart, Social Philosophy after Adorno, Cambridge UP, 2007.
- 2007: Lisa Guenther, The Gift of the Other: Levinas and the Politics of Reproduction, SUNY Press, 2006.
- 2006: Lambert Zuidervaart, Artistic Truth: Aesthetics, Discourse, and Imaginative Disclosure, Cambridge UP, 2004.
Submissions and Suggestions
Note: Until further notice, please submit books for consideration in PDF form to the e-mail listed below. For those who would like to submit two physical copies of their book for consideration for the Symposium book award, please contact Lorraine Markotic () for the address. Due to COVID restrictions, hard-copy books submitted to the institutional address below are being stalled in the university mail room.
Suggestions for the Annual Symposium Book Award may be sent to Dr. Lorraine Markotic at the address below. Only monographs published in the previous calendar year are eligible. Submissions must include two copies of the book and must be received by May 1st to be considered for the Annual Book Award. Assessment criteria include originality and the importance of a book in its field of investigation. Results are announced in September at the CSCP annual congress. For further information or to send a submission, please contact:
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