CFP: The IVP Early-Career Philosopher of Religion 2019

Submission deadline: September 13, 2019

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IVP Early-Career Philosopher of Religion 2019



Inter-Varsity Press and the Tyndale Fellowship’s Study Group for Philosophy of Religion are pleased to announce this year’s ‘Early-Career Philosopher of Religion’ competition.

This year’s essay question:

“ ‘The human propensity to evil is, according to Immanuel Kant, natural, universal, and innate.’ Critically discuss.”

Prizes: Book prizes shall be awarded to the value of:
1st Prize: £250
2nd Prize: £150
3rd Prize: £100

Books must be purchased from IVP books.

The winner will also be named ‘IVP Early-Career Philosopher of Religion 2019’

Submissions are welcome from those that are either within three years of their first, permanent academic position (on the closing date) or have never held such. (There is no age limit.)  Submissions must be between 2,000 & 4,000 words and will be assessed by a small committee on professional Philosophy benchmarks, including:

  Display of a questioning intelligence

Ability to engage critically with ideas

Clarity in making relevant distinctions

Ability to construct reasoned arguments

Ability to evaluate arguments critically

Knowledge of the history of Philosophy and the Philosophy of Religion

Essays must be written in English and submitted electronically as either a Word Document or a PDF to Daniel Hill ( by midnight on Friday September 13th 2019.

We hope to announce the winners within one month of the closing date.

Dr Daniel Hill (Chair, Tyndale Fellowship’s Study Group in Philosophy of Religion)

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