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Dan David Foundation names winners for prize

Dan David PrizeInternational award given for scientific, technological, cultural or social achievements which have strong impact on society.

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Historians, scientists, artist win Israeli prize

salon-logoTEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — American intellectual Leon Wieseltier, French philosopher Michel Serres and British historian Sir Geoffrey Lloyd are among the winners of this year’s prestigious Dan David Prize.

The Dan David Foundation grants the $1 million prizes in three categories — past, present and future — for scientific, technological and cultural accomplishments.

The prize, named after the late philanthropist Dan David, is administered from Tel Aviv University.

The foundation announced the 2013 winners Wednesday.

Other winners are the economist Esther Duflo and Alfred Sommer, a prominent American ophthalmologist and epidemiologist.

Previous recipients include filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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Historians, scientists, artist win Israeli prize

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — American intellectual Leon Wieseltier, French philosopher Michel Serres and British historian Sir Geoffrey Lloyd are among the winners of this year’s prestigious Dan David Prize.

The Dan David Foundation grants the $1 million prizes in three categories — past, present and future — for scientific, technological and cultural accomplishments.

The prize, named after the late philanthropist Dan David, is administered from Tel Aviv University.

The foundation announced the 2013 winners Wednesday.

Other winners are the economist Esther Duflo and Alfred Sommer, a prominent American ophthalmologist and epidemiologist.

Previous recipients include filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

read the article

Historians, scientists, artist win Israeli prize

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — American intellectual Leon Wieseltier, French philosopher Michel Serres and British historian Sir Geoffrey Lloyd are among the winners of this year’s prestigious Dan David Prize.

The Dan David Foundation grants the $1 million prizes in three categories — past, present and future — for scientific, technological and cultural accomplishments.

The prize, named after the late philanthropist Dan David, is administered from Tel Aviv University.

The foundation announced the 2013 winners Wednesday.

Other winners are the economist Esther Duflo and Alfred Sommer, a prominent American ophthalmologist and epidemiologist.

Previous recipients include filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

read the article

Historians, scientists, artist win Israeli prize

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — American intellectual Leon Wieseltier, French philosopher Michel Serres and British historian Sir Geoffrey Lloyd are among the winners of this year’s prestigious Dan David Prize.

The Dan David Foundation grants the $1 million prizes in three categories — past, present and future — for scientific, technological and cultural accomplishments.

The prize, named after the late philanthropist Dan David, is administered from Tel Aviv University.

The foundation announced the 2013 winners Wednesday.

Other winners are the economist Esther Duflo and Alfred Sommer, a prominent American ophthalmologist and epidemiologist.

Previous recipients include filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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Geoffrey Lloyd wins Dan David Prize

Professor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd is awarded 1m dollars for his contributions to the History of Science

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