The title for 2011 was:
‘Man is the measure of all things: of things which are, that they are, and of things which are not, that they are not’ (Protagoras, 490 -420 BC). Discuss.
The James Hemming Essay Prize awards were given to:
1st Prize – Katherine Hawkes of Farlington School, West Sussex (£1000)
2nd Prize – Alexander Bates of Woodbridge High School, Essex (£500)
3rd Prize – Ann Tivey of Burford School, Oxfordshire (£250)
The winners received their prizes from philosopher Professor Richard Norman at a ceremony at London’s Conway Hall on Saturday 22nd October 2011, including prize money provided by the South Place Ethical Society, books from the British Humanist Association and a year’s subscription to New Humanist. The prize winners’ schools have received books from the British Humanist Association and a free online subscription to New Humanist.