Paul Smit wins prize for lucidity

11 Mar 2009 - 18:21

Paul Smit, who just completed his Honours in Philosophy, has been awarded the 2008 Keswick Prize for Lucidity. This annual University-wide award, sponsored by Sir Chips Keswick, is made to a fourth-year or Honours student, who has been judged to have written the most lucid essay on a technical subject without recourse to jargon.

The essay was nominated by Dr Elisa Galgut, for whose course Paul wrote the winning essay.

Previous Philosophy winners of the prize include Grant Harrison in 2005 and Greg Fried in 1996.