3QD Philosophy Prize Semifinalists 2015

The voting round of our philosophy prize (details here) is over. Thanks to the nominators and the voters for participating.

So here they are, the top 20, in descending order from the most voted-for:

  1. SemiPhil2015Practical Ethics: Should we intervene in nature to help animals?
  2. Scientia Salon: Brontosaurus and the nature of philosophy
  3. Thinking Of Things: A False Sense of Insecurity
  4. The Philosopher's Beard: Children are special, but not particularly important
  5. Feminist Philosophers: On How We Talk About Passing
  6. Philosophical Percolations: Getting out of the philosophers’ rut
  7. Beauty Demands: Variations on a beauty theme: The uses of ‘normal’
  8. Imperfect Cognitions: Intellectual Humility: Interview with Duncan Pritchard
  9. Oxford University Press Blog: Does the meat industry harm animals?
  10. University of Birmingham: “Them and Us” no longer: mental health concerns us all
  11. What Is It Like To Be A Philosopher? Interview with Michael Ruse
  12. The Philosophers' Cocoon: Pink: The sweet spot of extended cognition
  13. Samuel C. Rickless: A History of Western Philosophy in 108 Limericks
  14. Sprachlogik: An Account of Necessity as an Attribute of Propositions
  15. Pacificklaus: Sardines, Death and Fear
  16. Quaeritur: Understanding Climate Change Denial through the Lens of Nietzsche
  17. The Forum: Are Delusions Bad for You?
  18. Jacob Archambault: On the future of research in the history of philosophy
  19. Orienteringsforsok: Slow corruption
  20. Vihvelin: Counterfactuals: The Short Course

The editors of 3 Quarks Daily will now pick the top six entries from these, and after possibly adding up to three “wildcard” entries, will send that list of finalists to John Collins for final judging. We will post the shortlist of finalists tomorrow.