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The Schock Prizes were instituted by the will of philosopher and artist Rolf Schock (1933-1986). The Prizes were first awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, 1993 and have been awarded every two years since. Each recipient currently receives 400,000 Swedish kronor, which is a little over $50,000 USD. These five broad types of question are called analytical or logical, epistemological, ethical, metaphysical, and aesthetic respectively. ... Resources ArtLex. ... Rolf Schock (1933-1986), philosopher and artist, was born in France by German parents. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Old town in Stockholm from the air Stockholm ▶(?) is the capital of Sweden, located on the east coast at the entrance of lake Mälaren. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... This article is about the Swedish unit of currency. ...


The Prizes are given in four categories and decided by committees of three of the Swedish Royal Academies: The Royal Academies are independent organisations, founded on Royal command, and acts to promote arts, culture and sciences in Sweden. ...

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Logic, from Classical Greek λόγος (logos), originally meaning the word, or what is spoken, (but coming to mean thought or reason) is most often said to be the study of arguments, although the exact definition of logic is a matter of controversy amongst philosophers. ... These five broad types of question are called analytical or logical, epistemological, ethical, metaphysical, and aesthetic respectively. ... The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or , founded in 1739 by King Frederick I, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ... Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School of Mathematics Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Mathematics Look up Mathematics in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Mathematics Inter. ... The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or , founded in 1739 by King Frederick I, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ... Many times, the term art is used to refer to the visual arts. ... The Royal Swedish Academy of Arts or , founded in 1773 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ... Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School of Music Look up Music in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Wikisource, as part of the 1911 Encyclopedia Wikiproject, has original text related to this article: Music Meta has a page about this at: Music markup MusicNovatory: the science of music encyclopedia The... The Royal Swedish Academy of Music or , founded in 1771 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ...


Laureates in Logic and Philosophy

Year Name(s) Country
1993 W.V. Quine United States
1995 Michael Dummett United Kingdom
1997 Dana S. Scott United States
1999 John Rawls United States
2001 Saul A. Kripke United States
2003 Solomon Feferman United States
2005 Jaakko Hintikka Finland/United States

1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... W. V. Quine Willard Van Orman Quine (June 25, 1908 - December 25, 2000) was one of the most influential American philosophers and logicians of the 20th century. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Michael Anthony Eardley Dummett (1925 - ) is a leading British philosopher, who has both written on the history of analytic philosophy, and made original contributions to the subject, particularly in the areas of philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of logic, philosophy of language and metaphysics. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article needs cleanup. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... John Rawls (February 21, 1921 – November 24, 2002) was an American philosopher, a professor of political philosophy at Harvard University and author of A Theory of Justice (1971), Political Liberalism, and The Law of Peoples. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Saul Kripke Saul Aaron Kripke (born 1940) is an American philosopher and logician now emeritus from (Princeton) and professor of philosophy at CUNY Graduate Center. ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses of the word Solomon, see Solomon (Disambiguation) Solomon Feferman is a mathematician and philosopher at Stanford University. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jaakko Hintikka ( 12 January 1949 - ) is an eminent logician and philosopher, born in Vantaa, Finland and currently a full professor at Boston University. ...

Laureates in Mathematics

Year Name(s) Country
1993 Elias M. Stein United States
1995 Andrew Wiles United States
1997 Mikio Sato Japan
1999 Yurij Manin Russia/Germany
2001 Elliott H. Lieb Germany
2003 Richard P. Stanley United States
2005 Luis Caffarelli United States

1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Elias M. Stein (born January 13, 1931) is a mathematician born in Belgium. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Andrew John Wiles (born April 11, 1953) is a British mathematician living in the United States. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mikio Sato (佐藤 幹夫, born April 18, 1928) is a Japanese mathematician, working in what he calls algebraic analysis. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Yuri Ivanovitch Manin (born 1937) is a Russian-born mathematician, known for work in algebraic geometry and diophantine geometry, and many expository works ranging from mathematical logic to theoretical physics. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Professor Elliott H. Lieb Elliott H. Lieb is an eminent Jewish-American mathematical physicist and professor of mathematics and physics at Princeton University who specializes in statistical mechanics, condensed matter theory, and functional analysis1. ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard P. Stanley (born 1944) is Norman Levinson Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Luis Caffarelli is a leader in the field of partial differential equations and their applications. ...

Laureates in Visual Arts

Year Name(s) Country
1993 Rafael Moneo Spain
1995 Claes Oldenburg United States
1997 Torsten Andersson Sweden
1999 Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron Switzerland
2001 Giuseppe Penone Italy
2003 Susan Rothenberg United States
2005 Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa Japan

1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The extension to Atocha Railway Station José Rafael Moneo Vallés (born May 9, 1937) is a Spanish architect. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Soft Bathtub (Model)—Ghost Version by Claes Oldenburg 1966, acryllic and pencil on foam-filled canvas with wood, cord, and plaster. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Forum Building in Barcelona Herzog & de Meuron is a Swiss architect firm with an international reputation, founded in 1978 by Jacques Herzog (born 19 April 1950 in Basel) and Pierre de Meuron (born 8 May 1950 in Basel), its two main partners. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Italian Artist, grouped with the Arte Povera movement, concerned with establishing a contact between man and nature. ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Laureates in Musical Arts

Year Name(s) Country
1993 Ingvar Lidholm Sweden
1995 Gy├Ârgy Ligeti Germany
1997 Jorma Panula Finland
1999 Kronos Quartet United States
2001 Kaija Saariaho Finland
2003 Anne Sofie von Otter Sweden
2005 Mauricio Kagel Germany

1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... György Sándor Ligeti (born May 28, 1923) is a Hungarian composer (now living in, and a citizen of, Austria), widely seen as one of the great composers of instrumental music of the 20th century. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jorma Panula Born in Finland, Jorma Panula was the artistic director and chief conductor of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra from 1963 to 1965, the Helsinki Philharmonic from 1965 to 1972 and the Aarhus Symphony from 1970 to 1973. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Kronos Quartet is a string quartet founded by violinist David Harrington in 1973. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Kaija Saariaho (born October 14, 1952) is a Finnish composer. ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne-Sofie von Otter (born 9 May 1955) well-known opera singer and concert recitalist. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mauricio Kagel (born Buenos Aires, December 24, 1931) is an Argentine composer noted for his interest in developing the theatrical side of musical performance. ...

See also

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External links

  • Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • Press Release 2003 (in Swedish)

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Schock Prize (176 words)
The Schock Prizes were instituted by the will of philosopher and artist Rolf Schock (1933-1986).
The Prizes were first awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, 1993 and have been awarded every two years since.
The Prizes are given in four categories and decided by committees of three of the Swedish Royal Academies:
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