The Balzan prizewinners 2012 were announced today.
Among the four prizewinners is Professor Ronald Dworkin at New York University.
Ronald Dworkin receives the award for "his fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence, characterized by outstanding originality and clarity of thought in a continuing and fruitful interaction with ethical and political theories and with legal practices."
The International Balzan Prize Foundation’s aim is to promote culture, the sciences and the most meritorious initiatives in the cause of humanity, peace and brotherhood among peoples throughout the world.
The awards ceremony takes place in Rome in November.
See the press release here.