Professor Kendrick’s Prize-winning Essay on Berkeley

Professor Kendrick’s essay, “The ‘Empty Amusement’ of Willing: Berkeley on Agent Causation,” has won the Colin and Ailsa Turbayne International Berkeley Essay Prize. The prize is awarded every two years by the philosophy department at the University of Rochester, where Professor Colin Turbayne, a Berkeley scholar and well-loved teacher, spent most of his career. A copy of Professor Kendrick’s essay will be sent to the Library Study Center at Whitehall, Berkeley’s 18th century home near Newport, Rhode Island. The award comes with a $2,000 prize.