Sigmund-Freud-Preis

The »Sigmund-Freud-Preis für wissenschaftliche Prosa« (Prize for Academic Prose) was first awarded by the German Academy for Language and Literature in 1964.
It is granted to scholars who publish in German and contribute decisively to the development of language usage in their fields of study through excellent linguistic style.
The »Freud-Preis« is sponsored by the HSE Foundation and is awarded annually at the autumn conference of the German Academy in Darmstadt.
The prize has been endowed with €20,000 since 2013.

Prize Winner 2017

Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger is awarded the »Sigmund-Freud-Preis für wissenschaftliche Prosa« 2017. The prize giving ceremony will take place in Darmstadt on October, 28.

Awardees

Hans Blumenberg

Philosopher
Born 13/7/1920
Deceased 28/3/1996

Sigmund-Freud-Preis 1980
Laudatory Address by Odo Marquard
Acceptance Speech by Hans Blumenberg
Diploma

Er hat in der Tiefe unserer geistigen Überlieferungen mythische und metaphorische Motive aufgespürt...

Jury members
Juryvorsitz: Präsident Peter de Mendelssohn
Vizepräsidenten Beda Allemann, Dolf Sternberger, Eva Zeller, Beisitzer Ludwig Harig, Karl Krolow, Horst Rüdiger, Gerhard Storz, Hans-J. Weitz, Bernhard Zeller, Ehrenpräsident Bruno Snell