UNLV Philosophy Students Win Departmental Awards
Outstanding Graduating Philosophy Major – Michael Lehavi
Academic Excellence Graduating Major – Eric Anderson; Cameron Farella; Michael Lehavi; and Samson Whetstone
William James Essay Contest – winner Emmanuel Yirdaw, for "Freedom, Authenticity, and Virtue: Towards an Existentialist Ethics"
Honorable Mentions to James Marmaduke for a paper on interpreting Charles Peirce's The Fixation of Belief and to Samson Whetstone for "Who Is To Be Master – or – A Labyrinth with No Center"
Best Paper in Contemporary Philosophy – Emmanuel Yirdaw
Excellence in Political Philosophy Immigration – Samantha Sandoval
Excellence in American Philosophy – Manuel Castellanos
Excellence in Philosophy of Language Fall 2019 – Daniel Harty
Excellence in Ethical Theory – Loren Dilger; Adrina Ghafoori; and Jeanette Marquez
Excellence in Engineering Ethics – Amelia Prowant
Excellence in Introduction to Philosophy – Valeria Aguilera; Noah Ahmed; Yussuf Khan; Tristan Paul Tully; and Celeste Tuman
Best Paper in Philosophy of Language – NoVice Inga
Excellence in Science Fiction and Philosophy – Noah Ahmed, and Kai Okagawa