The title for 2012 was:
No moral system can rest solely on authority. It can never be sufficient justification for performing any action that someone commands it. (A J Ayer, 1910-1989) Discuss.
The James Hemming Essay Prize awards were given to:
The winners of the James Hemming Essay Prize receive their awards at a ceremony at London’s Conway Hall. Prizes include 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 also receive books from the British Humanist Association and a free online subscription to New Humanist.