Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Jaspers Award for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychology

Antonio Bullon, MD, is an attending psychiatrist and assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. As a member of the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry (AAPP), Dr. Antonio Bullon is a part of the organization that grants the Karl Jaspers Award to a recipient who is a resident or fellow in psychiatry, a graduate student, or a post-doctoral student.

The award is given to the writer of an unpublished paper on a topic related to the fields of philosophy or psychiatry. Examples of possible topics include the mind-body problem, epistemology, psychiatric methodology, or the philosophy of science. The winner will receive a $350 cash prize and be recognized in the association’s publications. The 2017 award recipient will be announced at the AAPP annual meeting in San Diego, California.

Submissions are due December 15, 2016, and should be no longer than 6,000 words including bibliography and footnotes. Applicants should also include a summary of their career status.