GAP-Essaypreis 2018

Each year, the German Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) and the philosophical journal Grazer Philosophische Studien award the GAP Essay Award to undergraduate and graduate philosophy students.

The essay question for 2018 is:
Can it be rational to accept contradictions?

Eligible for the GAP Essay Award is anyone who is either enrolled in a German-speaking university at the end of the deadline or who has completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree at a German-speaking university in the year before the deadline. Excluded from participation is anyone who has been in a philosophical doctoral program for more than one year or who has already completed a philosophical doctorate at the end of the deadline.


Send your Essay to:
Submission deadline: October 31, 2018.

All essays must address the above question, be written in either German or English and submitted as a PDF document. They may in no case exceed 3.000 words (including headings and footnotes, but excluding references).

Every submission must be accompanied by a separate cover sheet containing the number of words (including headings and footnotes, but excluding references), your name, your course of studies and the semester you are currently in, your university, your private mail and email address and the date of submission; a certificate of study or a final degree certificate is also required.

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