Chi-ho Hung Wins 2023 Martha Lile Love Essay Award

Published: November 21, 2023

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We are delighted to announce Chi-ho Hung as the winner of this year’s Martha Lile Love Essay Award for his essay “A Counterfactual Theory of Universal Statements.”

 The essay, written for Franz Huber’s graduate class, elicited the following praise from the 2023 award’s selection committee: “This superbly crafted paper offers a clear and inventive theory of an important class of universal statements. The novel view is motivated by careful consideration of relevant cases and defended with exemplary argumentative skill.” Congratulations to Chi-ho on his work!

The Martha Lile Love Essay Award was founded over 40 years ago to honour the memory of a Toronto graduate student, Martha Lile Love, who won an essay prize at Smith College, where she completed her undergraduate degree in Philosophy. Past winners of the award include Spencer Albert, Henry Krahn, Eliran Haziza, Dennis Klimchuk, Jane Friedman, Karin Nisenbaum, Achille Varzi, and Evan Thompson.