"For philosophical problems arise when language goes on holiday."
Monday, February 6, 2012
High school philosophy essay contest
Any student enrolled in a high school in the United States is eligible to submit an essay to the High-Phi Essay Contest. This includes students from both public and private high schools, as well as students who are being educated at a home school.
Each student’s submission must be accompanied by a signed form filled out by a teacher, counselor, or administrator at their school, verifying that the submission is appropriate for this contest. (The form is available below under ‘Attachments’), and should be printed out and filled out.)
All submissions must be the original and sole work of the student. Any evidence of plagiarism will immediately disqualify the submission.
All submissions should typed, double-spaced, and no more than 5,000 words. Submissions should be mailed in hard copy to:
Phi-High Essay Contest
Department of Philosophy
120 Cocke Hall
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4780
All submissions must be postmarked by *Wednesday, February 29, 2012** No e-mailed submissions will be accepted.