Thursday, February 26, 2009

Templeton Fellowship Essay Contest

The Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships Essay Contest for junior faculty and students in higher education is held every year. The submission deadline is May 1, 2009 . Winners will be announced in October, 2009 . The 2009 Templeton Fellowships will be awarded for the best essay on the topic:

“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.”
—Benjamin Franklin

Which virtues contribute the most toward achieving freedom, and how can the institutions of civil society encourage the exercise of those virtues?

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