Columbia College Prizes

Columbia College Prize Winners for 2023-2024:

Adam Leroy Jones Prize:
Zimu Zhang
"The Status of the Humean Epistemic Advantage"

James Gutmann Prize:
Cassady Marion
"Conway's Principles: An Expressionist Approach to Substance"

 


ADAM LEROY JONES PRIZE: 

Established by Mrs. Leroy Jones in memory of her husband who was Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of University Admissions from 1909 until 1934, the prize may be awarded to a student in the College for the best essay on a topic in the Philosophy of Science, or in the Foundations of Logic.   

JAMES GUTMANN PRIZE:

Established in 1987 in honor of James Gutmann, CC'18 and Professor of Philosophy, by his family and friends on the occasion of his 90th birthday. It may be awarded each year to a graduating Columbia College senior in Philosophy who plans to pursue graduate work in the field.

LINA KAHN PRIZE:

Established in 1965 by the family of the late Lina Kahn, who received a Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1916. This annual competition, which is open to graduate students only, awards $500 to the best paper in metaphysics.