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Announcements International Kelly Prize in French Political Thought. The Conference for the Study of Political Thought (CSPT) announces the George Armstrong Kelly Prize. It will be awarded for the bestjournal article, or paper of similar length and scope, published in 1994 on the history of 18th- and/or 19th-century French language political thought (including political theory, philosophy, etc.). This is an international prize: entries will be accepted from any country, although the articles must be in French, German, English, or Spanish. Last year's prize, when the contest was for German political thought, went to Kenneth Westphal, "Kant on the State, Law, and Obedience to Authority," Journal ofPhilosophicalResearch 17 (1992): 383-426. Individual authors are encouraged to submit their own work for consideration for the prize. Others are invited to nominate possible candidates for the prize. In addition to journal articles and articles in multi-authored collections, the prize committee encourages submissions of single-authored collections of articles, from which a winner could be selected. The deadline for submissions of articles for the prize is November 3o, x995. Four copies of articles in English, French, or Spanish should be sent to Prof. Joh n Christian Laursen, Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, CA 925o7-o118. Four copies of articles in German should be sent to Prof. Martyn P. Thompson, Department of Political Science, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 7ol 18-5698. The winner of the prize, which includes a cash grant, will be announced at the annual meeting of the CSPT. Colin and Ailsa TurbayneInternationalBerkeleyEssayPrize Competition. Professor and the late Mrs. Colin Turbayne established an International Berkeley Essay Prize competition in conjunction with the Philosophy Department at the University of Rochester. The next deadline for submitting papers is November 1, 1996. Submissions on any aspect of Berkeley's philosophy are welcome. Essays should be new and unpublished and should be written in English and not exceed 5,000 words in length. All references to Berkeley should be to Luce/Jessop, and an MLA or similar standard for notes should be followed. Submissions will be judged by members of a review board selected by the Department of Philosophy at the University of Rochester. The winner will be announced March l, 1997 and will [541] 542 receive a prize of $2,000. Copies of the winning essays are to be sent to the George Berkeley Library Study Center located in Berkeley's home in Whitehall , Newport, RI. Submissions should be sent to Chair, Department of Philosophy , University of Rochester, Lattimore 532, Rochester, NY 14627-oo78. CaUfor Papers. Sorites is a new, refereed, all-English electronic international quarterly of analytical philosophy. Its ISSN will be announced with issue # 1, scheduled to appear in late April 1995. The Editor is Prof. Lorenzo Pena (CSIC, Spanish Institute of Advanced Studies, Madrid). Its Board of Editorial Advisers will include: Newton C. A. da Costa, Marcelo Dascal, Dorothy Edgington , Laurence Goldstein, Jorge Gracia, Nicholas Griffin, Terence Horgan, Victoria Iturralde, Manuel Liz, Peter Menzies, Carlos Moya, Philip Pettit, Graham Priest, David Ruben, Mark Sainsbury, Peter Simons, Ernest Sosa. Sorites, dedicated to the promotion of analytical standards of rigor and clarity, invites submissions of papers in all fields of pure and applied philosophy. It can be accessed through Gopher or anonymous FTP at the Internet site (= 161.111.1o.3),/pub/sorites. (Submissions can be uploaded to subdirectory Incoming.) Sorites's editorial e-mail inbox is: sorites@olmo. In addition to text files, files with a word-processor format can also be included into an e-mail message (by using an 8-to-7 bits converter, such as UUenCODE, ASCIIZE, TxtBin, POPMail, or BINHEX). Nonreturnable diskettes can be sent to Prof. Lorenzo Pena, CSIC, Institute of Philosophy, E28oo6 Madrid, Spain. Library of American PhilosophicalNaturalism. The Center for Inquiry (adjacent to the State University of New York at Buffalo, Amherst Campus) wishes to announce the establishment of the Jo Ann Boydston Library of American Philosophical Naturalism. The purpose of this library is to collect books, articles , and papers by or about America's leading naturalistic philosophers, such as John Dewey, George Santayana, Sidney Hook, and Ernest Nagel, among others. It was made...


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