Alumnus David Johnson winner in the APA’s Public Philosophy Op-Ed contest

News originally posted on the APA website:

2017 Public Philosophy Op-Ed Contest Winners Announced

Monday, June 26, 2017 
Posted by: Linda Nuoffer

The APA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Public Philosophy Op-Ed Contest, which awards a $100 prize check per essay. Congratulations to all!

Katalin Balog (Rutgers University–Newark)
‘Son of Saul,’ Kierkegaard and the Holocaust
The Stone (The New York Times)

Andrew Fiala (California State University, Fresno)
Without Faith in Humanity, Cynicism Grows and Democracy Becomes Mob-Rule
The Fresno Bee Newspaper

David V. Johnson (Stanford University)
A Democracy Deficit Plagues the U.S. and the European Union

Ian Olasov (Graduate Center, CUNY)
How Did ‘All Lives Matter’ Come to Oppose ‘Black Lives Matter’? A Philosopher of Language Weighs In

Michael Robillard (Oxford) and Bradley Strawser (U.S. Naval Postgraduate School)
Are Soldiers Morally Exploited?
Ethical War Blog (Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace)

The winners will receive their awards at the 2018 Eastern Division meeting in Savannah, GA.

Learn more about this contest by visiting the Public Philosophy Op-Ed Contest page.