Susan Neiman chosen for 2014 philosophy award from the International Spinozaprijs Foundation
Hamburger Edition congratulates its author, Susan Neiman, who has been selected as the Spinozalens laureate 2014. The award of the Dutch Spinozaprijs Foundation honors especially the philosopher's work on good and evil and its significance in politics. The topic is highlighted in Neiman's book »Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grownup Idealists«, which first appeared in English and was then published in German by Hamburger Edition.
Neiman is the director of the Einstein Forum in Potsdam. The award, which comes with a €10.000 monetary prize and a special publication introducing the laureate’s work, will be presented at a ceremony in Amsterdam on 24 November 2014. Read more about the prize here.
Prize »Geisteswissenschaften International« for Alexander Korb's Book
Alexander Korb’s historical study »Im Schatten des Weltkriegs« (In the Shadow of World War) is the recipient of the Geisteswissenschaften International Prize this fall. Published this spring by Hamburger Edition, the book has already won numerous awards, including the Fraenkel Prize of the Wiener Library, London.
The prize is a special award within the context of the program »Geisteswissenschaften International«.
Among the other books selected by the jury to be honored in this round is a further Hamburger Edition publication, Gerhard Wolf's »Ideologie und Herrschaftsrationalität. Nationalsozialistische Germanisierungspolitik in Polen«.
Both books will receive complete translation funding to facilitate publication in English. The program promotes the international dissemination of outstanding books from the humanities and social sciences originally published in German.