Grants Received

This list reports the grants earned by faculty in the Department of Philosophy. (The date refers to when the funds were expended.)  Pre-2010, the list of grants is likely to be incomplete due to record-keeping issues.

Andrew I. Cohen and Kathryn McClymond(Religious Studies), “Reparative Justice and Moral Injury among Post-deployment Solders,” National Endowment for Humanities (2016- 2018) $180,327.

Andrew Jason Cohen, “Toleration Matters,” Charles Koch Foundation (2016-2017) $65,000.

Eyal Aharoni, “Testing Effects of Framing on Punishment Decisions Involving Violence Risk Assessment,” Templeton Foundation (2016-2017) $30,000.

Sandra Dwyer, “Analyzing the Data from Flipping Core Course: Phil 1010,” GSU Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (2016) $3,500.

Andrew Altman, “What Is Religious Tolerance?” National Endowment for the Humanities, Co-PI: A. Barzegar (2014-2017) $32,995.

Jason Byas (Graduate Student), “Why Natural Rights Must Be Inalienable Rights,” Charles Koch foundation (2016), $1,500.

Andrew I. Cohen and Andrew Jason Cohen, “Student Programing Grants,” Charles Koch Foundation (2009-2016) $117,300.

Andrew Altman, “Liberty, Equality, and Justice: Philosophical Issues and Arguments,” National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers, Co-PI Christopher Wellman (2012) $129,472.

Andrew Altman, “Philosophical Perspectives on Liberal Democracy and the Global Order,” National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers, Co-PI Christopher Wellman (2010) $120,071.

Jessica Berry, “The School of Suspicion: Marx, Nietzsche, Freud,” Scholarly Support Grant, Georgia State University (2014) $6,375.

Jessica Berry, “Aristotle on Truth and Meaning,” National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar San Diego State University (2010) declined.

Jessica Berry, “Nietzsche and the Ancient Skeptical Tradition,” National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (2008) $25,200.

Edward Cox, “Hybrid and On-Line Symbolic Logic,” Digital Champions Fellowship, Center for Teaching and Learning Research Scholar Grant, Georgia State University (2014) $3,000.

Sandra Dwyer, “Pilot Project to Flip 15 Sections of Core Course,” Digital Champions Fellowship, Center for Instructional Innovation, Georgia State University (2015) $3,000.

Sandra Dwyer, “Designing Survey for Former GTA Reflections on Philosophy Teacher Training Program,” Center for Teaching and Learning Research Scholar Grant, Georgia State University (2010-2011) $1,500.

Sandra Dwyer, Writing Across the Curriculum Grant, Georgia State University (2011) $2,000.

George Graham, “Gods in Disorder: The Promise of Abnormal Religious Cognition for the Science of Religious Cognition,” John Templeton Foundation Grant, Co-PI Robert McCauley (2015-2017) $568,563.

George Graham, “Abraham’s Dilemma: Religious Experience, Spiritual Delusion, and Moral Well-Being,” Center of Theological Inquiry Grant (2013-2014) $40,000.

Eric Wilson, “The Nature and Moral Significance of Self-control in Early Modern Ethics,” Research Initiation Grant (2013) $10,000.

Christie Hartley, “Kant and the Murderer at the Door,” Research Initiation Grant, Georgia State University (2011) $10,000.

Eddy Nahmias, “The Psychology of Free Will: Beliefs about Free Will and Behavioral Effects of Altering those Beliefs.” Big Questions in Free Will: The Science of Free Will, Templeton Foundation and Florida State University. Co-PIs Thomas Nadelhoffer, Kathleen Vohs, and Jonathan Schooler (2011-2013) $293,000.

Eddy Nahmias, “Free Will and Wisdom in the Age of the Mind Sciences.” Defining Wisdom Grant, Templeton Foundation and University of Chicago Arete Initiative (2008-2010) $100,000.

Sebastian Rand, “Existentialism in a Global Context,” Global Studies Initiative Grant, Georgia State University (2012) $3,000.

Sebastian Rand, “Hegel’s Encyclopedia in Heidelberg,” Alumni Re-Invitation Grant, DAAD/German Academic Exchange Service Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (2010) $2,350.

Sebastian Rand, Writing Across the Curriculum Grant, Georgia State University (2008) $3,000.

Sebastian Rand, “Hegel’s Biology,” Research Initiation Grant, Georgia State University (2007) $10,000.

Andrea Scrantino, “The Role of Emotions in Self-Control,” John Templeton Foundation Grant (2016) $31,149.

Andrea Scarantino, “The Motivational Theory of Emotions,” Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers (2015) $26,000.

Andrea Scarantino, “The Motivation Theory of Emotions,” Scholarly Support Grant, Georgia State University (2015) $6,000.

Andrea Scarantino, “How To Do Things With Emotions,” Provost’s Faculty Fellowship, Georgia State University (2012) $25,000.

Neil Van Leeuwen, “Belief, Imagination, and Religious Credence,” Marie Sklodowska-Curie International Fellowship, European Commission (2015-2016) €93,800.

Neil Van Leeuwen, Writing Across the Curriculum Grant, Georgia State University (2013) $3,000.

Neil Van Leeuwen, “Imagery, Imitation, and Pretending”, Research Initiation Grant, Georgia State University (2013) $10,000.

Neil Van Leeuwen, “Ubuntu in Introduction to Philosophy”, Global Education Initiative Workshop Grant, Georgia State University (2012) $3,000.

Nicole Vincent, “Cognitive Enhancement and the Social Side Effects of Emerging Technologies”, The Enhancing Life Project, Templeton Foundation (2015-2017) $50,000.

Nicole Vincent, “A Compatibilist Theory of Legal Responsibility,” Provost’s Faculty Fellowship (2014) $25,000.

Nicole Vincent, “Neuro-Interventions and The Law: Regulating Human Mental Capacity,”,Conference Grant, Georgia State University (2014) $3,000.

Nicole Vincent, Internal Funding Grant to Sponsor Visiting Academics from Europe, Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics, Macquarie University, Australia. (2012) AU$3,000.

Nicole Vincent, “Neurolaw in Australia,” Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, Co-PIs Wayne Hall and Jeanette Kennett. (2011) AU$7,500.

Nicole Vincent, “Reappraising the Capacitarian Foundation of Neurolaw,” Macquarie University (2011-2013) AU$350,000.

Nicole Vincent, “Enhancing Responsibility: The Effects of Cognitive Enhancement on Moral and Legal Responsibility,” Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research Grant (2011-2014) €550,000.

Daniel Weiskopf, “The Vehicles of Thought,” Research Initiation Grant, Georgia State University (2012) $10,000.

Eric Wilson, Writing Across the Curriculum Grant, Georgia State University (2012) $3,000.