Han Thomas Adriaenssen, University Lecturer and VENI laureate, has been awarded with the Keetje Hodshon Prize from the
Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen.
He receives the prize of 12.500 euros for his dissertation and other publications. This prestigious prize is awarded each year to a researcher, who has received his/her PhD no longer than 5 years before, for "original work in the humanities". Every four years the prize goes to someone in the domain of philosophy/theological studies.
This is already the fourth time that the prize goes to someone who did his PhD in the Department of the History of Philosophy at the Groningen Faculty of Philosophy. Earlier prize winners are Han van Ruler (1996), Lodi Nauta (2000), and Pieter Sjoerd Hasper (2004).
Knowledge and the Veil of Representations has received much praise from distinguished historians of philosophy and will be published next year by Cambridge University Press with the title Cognition and Representation from Aquinas to Descartes..
This article was published by the Faculty of Philosophy.
The committee praises the high quality of the faculty's research and its international character, as well as the impressive number of research grants and other marks of recognition.
Han Thomas Adriaenssen has been awarded the Journal of the History of Philosophy Book Prize 2018 for the best book on the history of philosophy.
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