Spinoza Prize

Spinoza Prize

Spinoza Prize winners 2006: Jan Zaanen, Ben Scheres, Jozien Benzing en Carl Figdor. To the right is NWO-director Peter Nijkamp

The Spinoza Prize ([1] The award is the highest scientific award in the Netherlands. It is named after the philosopher Baruch de Spinoza.

The prize is awarded to researchers in the Netherlands who belong to the best in their field.[2] Academics can nominate each other and an international commission evaluates the submissions. It is sometimes referred to as the Dutch Nobel Prize.[2]

List of winners

The following persons have received this award:[3]


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External links

  • Spinoza Prize