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The Ferrater Mora Prize

6th December 2006

Note: Individuals who would like to offer an essay on Ferrater Mora’s thought in relation to animals are welcome to do so. Details are below:

The Ferrater Mora Foundation (Pennsylvania, USA) and the Ferrater Mora Chair of Contemporary Thought at the University of Girona (Catalonia, Spain) call for entries for the 1st Ferrater Mora Essay Prize.

1. The prize will be awarded to the best original, unpublished essay on the subject of any aspect of the work of Ferrater Mora (philosophy, literature, opinion journalism, cinematography).

2. The amount of the prize is 6,000 euros.

3. The winning work will be published in its original language and, in all cases, in English.

4. The essay will be of a minimum of 150 pages, numbered and printed on one side of the paper, with approximately 2,100 characters per page.

5. Entries may be presented in Catalan, Spanish or English, in all cases with a 300 word abstract in English.

6. Copies should be sent, in triplicate, to:

Universitat de Girona Facultat de Lletres Càtedra Ferrater Mora Plaça Ferrater Mora, 1 17071 Girona

and a copy should also be sent (in Word format) to:

7. The deadline for entries is 31st July 2007.

8. The international jury will announce its decision, which is final, at the end of October 2007. The prize may also be awarded ex-aequo or may not be awarded.