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Winner of 2005 John Watkins Prize announced

Katherine King, a postgraduate student at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), has been awarded the 2005 John Watkins Prize of £1,000.

The award, managed by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at LSE, is
is given to an outstanding student, undergraduate or graduate, working in area related to the research interests of Professor John Watkins. Professor Watkins' research areas included philosophy of science, political philosophy, decision theory, and philosophy of biology - particularly evolutionary biology.

Katherine King has an MSc in Neuroscience from the University of Oxford and an MSc in Philosophy, Policy and Social Value from LSE. Her PhD thesis addresses issues of genetics in public policy and how children can be integrated into liberal political philosophy.

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22 August 2005