Three SMU faculty authors were honored for outstanding books published in 2011 at the 2012 Godbey Lecture Series Authors’ Award Luncheon. The 32nd annual presentation took place Wednesday, April 25.
The Godbey Authors’ Awards are presented by the Godbey Lecture Series in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. Honorees are chosen for their outstanding scholarly research, publications and teaching ability. Each receives a prize of $1,000.
The 2012 honorees are:
- G. William Barnard, associate professor of religious studies in Dedman College, for Living Consciousness: The Metaphysical Vision of Henri Bergson (State University of New York Press)
- Douglas Ehring, William Edward Easterwood Professor of Philosophy in Dedman College, for Tropes: Properties, Objects, and Mental Causation (Oxford University Press)
- Steven Sverdlik, associate professor of philosophy in Dedman College, for Motive & Rightness (Oxford University Press)