Friedrich Nietzsche Prize
|Friedrich Nietzsche Prize|
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The Friedrich Nietzsche Prize or Friedrich-Nietzsche-Preis is a German literary award named after Friedrich Nietzsche and awarded by the state of Saxony-Anhalt. It was first awarded in 1996 for a German-language essayistic or philosophical work. The Friedrich Nietzsche Prize is endowed with 15,000 euros. It is awarded by the Prime Minister of Saxony-Anhalt on the basis of proposals by an international jury.
The Friedrich Nietzsche Prize is the highest award in Germany, awarded exclusively for philosophical and essayistic achievements.
Comprehensive list of award winners
- 1995 Eugenio Trías, Barcelona
- 1996 Wolfgang Müller-Lauter, Berlin
- 1998 Curt Paul Janz, Basel
- 2000 Rüdiger Safranski, Berlin
- 2002 Marie-Luise Haase, Berlin and Michael Kohlenbach, Basel
- 2004 Durs Grünbein, Berlin
- 2006 Silvio Vietta, Hildesheim
- 2009 Ludger Lütkehaus, Freiburg
- 2012 Andreas Urs Sommer, Heidelberg
- 2015 Martin Walser, Überlingen