Professor Susan Haack Extolled in Spain with International Prize for Legal Culture

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Professor Susan Haack

On March 12, 2020, Professor Susan Haack was awarded the Premio internacional de cultura juíidica by the Catedral de Cultura jurídica at the University of Girona, Spain, for her work in evidence law and legal philosophy

According to the University of Girona's website, the prestigious award is granted to "a leading international jurist who is committed to research into and the dissemination of legal culture...The recipients of this award must have had unquestionable careers of international distinction in the world of law."

Haack’s new book, Filosofía del derecho y de la prueba: Perspectivas pragmatistas was also launched at the award ceremony.

This honor follows Professor Haack's receiving the prestigious Ulysses medal from the University College Dublin.

Haack is Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, Cooper Senior Scholar in Arts and Sciences, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Law at the University of Miami. She teaches both in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the School of Law. Her work ranges from philosophy of logic and language, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, Pragmatism—both philosophical and legal—and the law of evidence, especially scientific evidence, to social philosophy, feminism, and philosophy of literature.

Watch: The Award Ceremony at University of Girona

Watch: Professor Haack's presentation at the award ceremony.