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-Georg Gadamer

Hans-Georg Gadamer

Philosopher
Born 11/2/1900
Deceased 3/3/2002
Member since 1950

Sigmund-Freud-Preis 1979
Laudatory Address by Werner Weber
Acceptance Speech by Hans-Georg Gadamer
Diploma

Er macht die Erinnerungskraft der Sprache fühlbar, die allein uns in den Stand setzt, das Gegenwärtige angemessen zu verstehen.

Jury members
Juryvorsitz: Präsident Peter de Mendelssohn
Vizepräsidenten Dolf Sternberger, Eva Zeller, Beisitzer Karl Krolow, Horst Rüdiger, Bernhard Zeller, Ehrenpräsident Gerhard Storz