The American Philosophical Association announced on September 20, 2017 that James Kintz has won a 2018 Sanders Graduate Student Award for his paper, “Social Interactions, Aristotelian Powers, and the Ontology of the I-You Relation.”
The annual Sanders Graduate Student Awards are three prizes awarded to each of the three best papers in mind, metaphysics, epistemology, or ethics submitted for the annual APA Eastern Division meeting by graduate students, as chosen by the Eastern Division program committee. This prize is funded through the generosity of the Marc Sanders Foundation.
Kintz will be awarded $1,000, in addition to the travel funds independently advanced to graduate students by the APA. The award will be presented at the 2018 Eastern Division meeting’s annual prize reception in Savannah, GA.
Kintz received his M.A. in philosophy from Loyola Marymount University in 2012 and is a graduate student at Saint Louis University. His areas of interest are metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and medieval philosophy.