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Edinlight Essay Prize 2024
Prize winners:

First Prize (£10,000)

Georgina Mumford, University of Nottingham
[Read the winning essay]

Runners-up (£1,000)

Rose Henderson, University of Oxford
Sebastian Malik, University of Cambridge

Congratulations to the winners


published:1 May 2024

Principles of the prize

Critical thinking

Clear reasoning

Competing viewpoints

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“He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them. But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion”

John Stuart Mill
On Liberty, 1859