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Teaching Philosophy


The Lenssen Prize is awarded by the American Association of Philosophy Teachers for the best essay on the general theme of philosophy teaching published in the two calendar years before the AAPT biennial conference.

2020 Lenssen Prize Winner

Kate Padgett Walsh, Anastasia Prokos, Sharon R. Bird
"Diversity Is Not Enough: The Importance of Inclusive Pedagogy"
Volume 42, Issue 2, June 2019, pp.107-139
DOI: 10.5840/teachphil2019417102

2018 Lenssen Prize Co-winner

Andrew J. Pierce
"Interest Convergence: An Alternative to White Privilege Models of Anti-Racist Pedagogy and Practice"
Volume 39, Issue 4, December 2016, pp.507-530
DOI: 10.5840/teachphil201612260

2016 Lenssen Prize Winner

Kate Padgett Walsh, Anastasia Prokos, Sharon R. Bird
"Building a Better Term Paper: Integrating Scaffolded Writing and Peer Review"
Volume 37, Issue 4, December 2014, pp.481-497
DOI: 10.5840/teachphil201410225

2014 Lenssen Prize Winner

Ann J. Cahill, Stephen Bloch-Schulman
"Argumentation Step-By-Step: Learning Critical Thinking through Deliberate Practice"
Volume 35, Issue 1, March 2012, pp.41-62
DOI: 10.5840/teachphil20123514

2012 Lenssen Prize Winner

John Rudisill
"The Transition from Studying Philosophy to Doing Philosophy"
Volume 34, Issue 3, September 2011, pp.241-271
DOI: 10.5840/teachphil201134332

2010 Lenssen Prize Winner

Daryl Close
"Fair Grades"
Volume 32, Issue 4, December 2009, pp.361-398
DOI: 10.5840/teachphil200932439

2006 Lenssen Prize Winner

David W. Concepción
"Reading Philosophy with Background Knowledge and Metacognition"
Volume 27, Issue 4, December 2004, pp.351-368
DOI: 10.5840/teachphil200427443

2004 Lenssen Prize Winner

James Campbell
"The Ambivalence toward Teaching in the Early Years of the American Philosophical Association"
Volume 25, Issue 1, March 2002, pp.53-68
DOI: 10.5840/teachphil20022513

2002 Lenssen Prize Winner

Deborah R. Barnbaum
"Teaching Empathy in Medical Ethics: The Use of “Lottery Assignments”"
Volume 24, Issue 1, March 2001, pp.63-75
DOI: 10.5840/teachphil20012414