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Dr. Dujovne, Jewish Philosopher, Wins First Argentine National Prize

October 12, 1961
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A prominent Jewish philosopher and historian has been awarded the First Argentine National Prize in the field of philosophy, it was announced here today by the Ministry of Education, which sponsors the award. Dr. Leon Dujovne, who received the prize for his work “Value Theory and Philosophy of History,” is the first Jew to be so honored by the Argentine Government.

Dr. Dujovne, who was born in Russia and was brought to Argentina by his parents shortly after the turn of the century, is active in Jewish and Zionist affairs here. He is well known internationally for his academic achievements.

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