Lex Academic® Essay Prize Winners

We are delighted to announce that the winning paper of the Lex Academic® Essay Prize, in association with Philosophical Psychology‘s Special Issue “Understanding Bias” is ‘Linguistic justice in academic philosophy: The rise of English and the unjust distribution of epistemic goods’ by Peter Finocchiaro and Timothy Perrine.

The paper appeals to the concept of epistemic injustice to frame the challenges of linguistic injustice within contemporary academic philosophy. Utilising an insightful range of powerful and engaging vignettes, Finocchiaro and Perrine proceed to outline and evaluate number of substantial constructive solutions to the problem.

The panel unanimously agreed that the work was remarkably original, thoroughly grounded in the relevant literature, and of serious interest and significance beyond the academy. Our deepest congratulations to the authors!

Benefits of the Prize include:
  • Editorial services on the prize-winning submission provided gratis by Editorial services on the prize-winning submission provided gratis by Lex Academic®
  • £1000 awarded to the author of the prize-winning submission.
  • Free access to the prize-winning submission granted by Philosophical Psychology for one year from the date of online publication.

The published paper is available to read freely here.