ontos-Award 2015

During its GAP.9 congress, on September 14, 2015, the German Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) awards the

ontos-Award for the Promotion of Ontology and Metaphysics,

donated by the publisher de Gruyter, for an outstanding work in the field of analytical ontology and metaphysics.


Eligible are works of at least 150 pages (Language: German or English) which have not yet been published or submitted for publication and which are written by a German-speaking author or one who works in a German-speaking country.

The prize is endowed with 2.000 Euro.

The winner’s work will be published in the book series “Philosophische Analyse / Philosophical Analysis”.

Nominations should include a statement of reasons for the nomination (no more than 1.000 words), a Curriculum Vitae of the candidate, and five copies of the work. Self-nominations are possible.


Send nominations by January 31, 2015 to:

ontos-Award 2015
z. Hd. Prof. Dr. Sven Walter
Universität Osnabrück
Institut für Kognitionswissenschaft
Albrechtstraße 28
D-49076 Osnabrück