Sun, 05 Oct 2003 14:40:07 GMT

2003 MacCarthur Fellows. The MacCarthur Foundation has announced the 2003 winners of what has come to be known as its “genius” grants–5 years… [The Leiter Reports: Editorials, News, Updates]

Very snarky post from Leiter, who seems to think that philosophical genius is general genius, when was the last time that the people that are chosen for this are chosen because of what they add to the world, and can add to the world in general terms. The genius rewarded here is the genius of general effects.