Not a philosopher or classicist among the MacArthur 'genius' fellowships this year.
(A point of method. Shouldn't the very first genius fellowships be awarded to those who have a genius for recognizing genius, and then we can proceed from there?)
But I thought you might be interested in seeing all past recipients from those fields.
Classics Ann Ellis Hanson Historian Leslie V. Kurke Classicist and Literary Scholar Dirk Obbink Classicist and Papyrologist Thomas G. Palaima Classicist Gregory Vlastos Classicist and Philosopher Philosophy Stanley Cavell Philosopher Patricia Smith Churchland Philosopher Leszek Kolakowski Historian of Philosophy and Religion Richard Rorty Philosopher Thomas M. Scanlon Philosopher Judith N. Shklar Political Philosophy
Now, if only genius were received as a gift, as much as the fellowship.