The Outstanding Philosophy Essay by a Graduate Student recognizes the best paper submitted in a philosophy class by a graduate student from any discipline. The winner receives $100 and a framed certificate.
2012 - Sean Creighton (pictured right with Dr. Kaplan)
2011 - Jess Cox
2010 - Jess Cox and Liz McNeill
2008 - Jarrod Hyam
2006 - Stephen Taylor
"Integrating Democracy: Martin, Malcolm, and the American Ideal"
2005 - Eric Grey
"Aristotle and Virtues in Environmental Radicalism"
2003 - Siobhan Baggot
"Prologomenon to the Animal Rights Debate"
2001 - Richard Keim
"Refutation and Verisimilitude: A Comparison of the Scientific Methodologies of Popper and Medawar"