The Royal Institute of Philosophy has today announced the longlist for the 2023 Nayef Al-Rodhan International Book Prize in Transdisciplinary Philosophy.
This new £20,000 annual prize will annually reward the most original philosophical research that transcends academic disciplines.
- Shahzad Bashir, A New Vision for Islamic Pasts and Futures
- Allen Buchanan, Our Moral Fate: Evolution and the Escape from Tribalism
- Carolyn Dicey Jennings, The Attending Mind
- Tae-Yeoun Keum, Plato and the Mythic Tradition in Political Thought
- Nancy J. Nersessian, Interdisciplinarity in the making: Models and Methods in Frontier Science
- Carlo Rovelli, Helgoland: The Strange and Beautiful Story of Quantum Physics (Translated by Erica Segre and Simon Carnell)
- David Livingstone Smith, Making Monsters: The Uncanny Power of Dehumanization
- Amia Srinivasan, The Right to Sex
Chair of the judging panel Constantine Sandis, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hertfordshire, says:
“Each of these eight innovative books showcases transdisciplinary philosophy at its finest. Selected from over 100 submissions, the books are not only accessible and engaging to read, they also push the envelope in terms of original and impactful philosophical thought, which transcends academic disciplines in pursuit of a better understanding of human behaviour.”
Professor Lucy O’Brien, Chair of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, says:
“The Royal Institute of Philosophy is devoted to enabling philosophical thinking. We empower the curious of every age and background to think more deeply about fundamental questions and we are delighted to deliver this book prize to encourage a better understanding of our world.”
More information about the book prize can be found here.
The 2023 Judging Panel
Prof. Constantine Sandis (Chair)
Prof. Edward Harcourt
Prof. Francesca Cacucci
Prof. Lambros Malafouris
Prof. Michael Hannon
Prof. Judith Simon
Prof. Stella Sandford
Prof. Susanna Siegel