2008 Rolf Schock Prizes to Nagel, Szemeredi

The “Nobel of philosophy and logic” was awarded this year to Thomas Nagel. And the Schock Prize in mathematics goes to Endre Szemerédi. Full citations here (PDF).

Update: I forgot that these were actually announced back in May. There’s a symposium at the Swedisch Academy in honor of Nagel tomorrow.

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