Professor Michael Friedman (Stanford University) has been awarded the 2015 "Fernando Gil International Prize in Philosophy of Science" for his book "Kant's Construction of Nature. A Reading of the Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science" (Cambridge University Press, 2013, xix + 624p).

The Fernando Gil Prize is sponsored by the "Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia" and the "Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian" of Portugal. It has been created to honor the memory and work of Professor Fernando Gil (1937-2006) and is awarded, since the 2011 edition, every two years in Lisbon. It intends to reward a work of particular excellence, in the domain of the Philosophy of Science, by a researcher from any nationality or professional affiliation, published during the five previous years