Dr. Dominic Alford-Duguid winner of 2016 Savan Dissertation Prize

Winner of the 2016 David Savan Dissertation Prize, for best dissertation defended in the Department of Philosophy, is Dominic Alford-Duguid, for his work “Getting Properties in Mind,” supervised by Imogen Dickie and with external examiner Bill Brewer.

The prize committee, Jonathan Weisberg and James Allen, praised the work for its evident qualities of clarity, rigour, and good writing.  The award carries a cash prize of $1,000.

Honourable mentions are extended to Jonathan Payton, Bryan Reece, and Benjamin Wald.  Thanks to all supervisors who submitted nominations, and especially to the prize selection committee.