Previous Winners

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2016
Melissa Schwartzberg, Counting the Many: The Origins and Limits of Supermajority Rule

2015
Hélène Landemore, Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many

2014
Philip Pettit, On the People’s Terms

2013
John P. McCormick, Machiavellian Democracy

2012
Paul Weithman, Why Political Liberalism?

2011
Murray Milgate & Shannon C. Stimson, After Adam Smith

2010
Sharon Krause, Civil Passions

2009
Richard Bellamy, Political Constitutionalism

2008
Martha Nussbaum, Frontiers of Justice

2007
George Klosko, Political Obligations

2006
Sheldon S. Wolin, Politics and Vision

2005
Ira Katznelson, Desolation and Enlightenment

2004
Nadia Urbinati, Mill on Democracy

2003
Mark Warren, Democracy and Association

2001
Thomas Spragens, Civic Liberalism

1999
Richard Dagger, Civic Virtues

1998
John S. Dryzek, Democracy in Capitalist Times

1997
Mark Kingwell, A Civil Tongue

1996
William E. Scheuerman, Between the Norm and the Exception

1995
John Rawls, Political Liberalism

1994
George Kateb, The Inner Ocean

1993
William Galston, Liberal Purposes

1992
Charles Anderson, Pragmatic Liberalism

1991
Robert Dahl, Democracy and Its Critics

1989
Richard Flathman, The Philosophy and Politics of Freedom

1988
Joseph Raz, The Morality of Freedom

Note: No prizes were awarded in 1990, 2000, and 2002.