In his will, Dr. Rolf Schock, who died in 1986, specified that half of his estate should be used to fund four prizes in the fields of Logic and Philosophy, Mathematics, the Visual arts and Music. The prizes in Logic and Philosophy and in Mathematics is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and those in the Visual arts and Music by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music respectively.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2022 Rolf Schock
Prize in Logic and Philosophy to David Kaplan, University of California, Los
Angeles, USA, “for his contributions to
the understanding of the role played by the extra-linguistic context for the
semantics of natural language, for the logic of natural language sentences, and
for the nature of belief”.
Lectures by the Laureate and invited speakers:
- Stefano Predelli, University of Nottingham, UK
- Gillian Russell, Australian Catholic University, Australia
Andreas Stokke, Uppsala University, Sweden
A programme will be published later
Registration will open later
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