Kyoto Prize Symposium
by University of San Diego
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The Kyoto Prize is an international award to honor those who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural, and spiritual betterment of mankind. The prize is presented annually in each of the following three categories: Advanced Technology Basic Sciences Arts and Philosophy The Kyoto Prize laureates are announced each June. The prize presentation ceremony and related events are held in Kyoto, Japan, each November. Each spring, the laureates take part in a symposium in San Diego, California. Consisting of academic honors, a gold medal and a cash gift of approxiamately $450,000, the Kyoto Prize is Japan's highest private award for achievement.
|1||Video2008 Kyoto Prize Symposium Award Presentation||2008 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Arts and Philosophy: Charles Margrave Taylor Dr. Taylor is an outstanding philosopher who advocates communitarianism and multiculturalism from the perspective of holistic individualism. He has pointed the future course for us through his own life, envisioning the future in which diverse, heterogeneous cultures peacefully coexist upon mutual recognition.||20 5 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||Video2006 Kyoto Prize Symposium Award Presentation||2006 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Arts and Philosophy: Issey Miyake Mr. Issey Miyake, with his originality, has recaptured the relationship between plane fabrics and the three-dimensionality of the human body and formulated the epoch-making concept of "a piece of cloth (A-POC)" rooted in Eastern culture. Applying this concept and cutting edge technology to his designs, he has been creating clothing that can become a part of people's lives, cutting across time, national borders, and classes.||20 5 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||Video2010 Kyoto Prize Symposium Award Presentation||William Kentridge (Arts and Philosophy), visual artist, writer, dramatist and filmmaker, speaks about his unique artistic genre that blends drawing, film, philosophy and political commentary||9 3 2012||Free||View in iTunes|