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ABOUT THE TANG PRIZE In the advent of industrialization and globalization, humanity has greatly enjoyed the convenience brought about by science a n d t e c h n o l o g y. Ye t , h u m a n i t y a l s o f a c e s a m u l t i t u d e o f critical environmental, socio-cultural, and ethical issues on an unparalleled scale, such as climate change, inequality, and moral degradation. Against this backdrop, Dr. Samuel Yin established the Tang Prize in December 2012 to encourage individuals across the globe to chart the middle path to achieving sustainable d e v e l o p m e n t b y re c o g n i z i n g a n d s u p p o r t i n g c o n t r i b u t o r s f o r their revolutionary efforts in the four major fields of Sustainable D e v e l o p m e n t , B i o p h a r m a c e u t i c a l S c i e n c e , S i n o l o g y, a n d Rule of Law. The Tang Prize is global in reach, with laureates selected on the basis of the originality of their work along with their contributions to society, irrespective of their nationality or ethnicity. Rooted in the long-standing cultural traditions of Chinese philosophical thought and in an outlook of convergence and mutual enrichment with other traditions, the Tang Prize aims to provide fresh impetus to first-class research and development in the 21st century, to bring about positive change to the global community, and to create a brighter future for all humanity.

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關於唐獎 唐獎面對當前社會發展,以中華文化數千年的涵養,從新視野與新思維 注入實際的行動與思考。有感於全球化的進步與發展,在人類享受文明 的豐厚果實與科技所帶來的便利之時,人類亦面臨氣候變遷、貧富差距、 社會道德式微等等之考驗。為鼓勵世人重新省思永續發展的中庸之道, 尹衍樑博士於 2012 年 12 月成立唐獎,設置永續發展、生技醫藥、漢學 及法治四大獎項,而且不分種族與國籍,遴選出對世界具有創新實質貢 獻及影響力的成就者 唐獎四大獎項領域考究的是二十一世紀人類所需要的智慧,並勉勵時代 先驅者以 其學 說 易天 下, 以天 下 為己 任,共 同 為世 界文明而努力。「永 續發展」表彰對人類在地球上永續生存與發展具開創性及卓越貢獻者; 「生技醫藥」著重生物醫學或藥物研發,並有效解決人類疾病,提升健 康與生活 品質 之 貢獻;「 漢 學」 指 其廣 義定 義, 重點 在彰顯中華文化, 促進人類內在的精神自覺;「法治」之目標則基於人生而平等的信念, 期待建立更為普及與完善的制度,藉以實踐人類及自然之共同福祉。 唐獎發軔於東方思想的沃土,以其文化價值、精神與世界相互調和,並 淬聚人類智慧與全球知識,期待成為二十一世紀永續發展的重要推手, 以便為世界之美好貢獻力量,展現新時代的價值與意義。

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唐獎源起 唐獎面對當前社會發展,以中華文化數千年的涵養,從新視野與新思維 注入實際的行動與思考。有感於全球化的進步與發展,在人類享受文明 的豐厚果實與科技所帶來的便利之時,人類亦面臨氣候變遷、貧富差距、 社會道德式微等等之考驗。為鼓勵世人重新省思永續發展的中庸之道, 尹衍樑博士於 2012 年 12 月成立唐獎,設置永續發展、生技醫藥、漢學 及法治四大獎項,而且不分種族與國籍,遴選出對世界具有創新實質貢 獻及影響力的成就者 唐獎四大獎項領域考究的是二十一世紀人類所需要的智慧,並勉勵時代 先驅者以 其學 說 易天 下, 以天 下 為己 任,共 同 為世 界文明而努力。「永 續發展」表彰對人類在地球上永續生存與發展具開創性及卓越貢獻者; 「生技醫藥」著重生物醫學或藥物研發,並有效解決人類疾病,提升健 康與生活 品質 之 貢獻;「 漢 學」 指 其廣 義定 義, 重點 在彰顯中華文化, 促進人類內在的精神自覺;「法治」之目標則基於人生而平等的信念, 期待建立更為普及與完善的制度,藉以實踐人類及自然之共同福祉。 唐獎發軔於東方思想的沃土,以其文化價值、精神與世界相互調和,並 淬聚人類智慧與全球知識,期待成為二十一世紀永續發展的重要推手, 以便為世界之美好貢獻力量,展現新時代的價值與意義。

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FOUR PRIZE CATEGORIES The Prize in Sustainable Development T h e Ta n g P r i z e i n S u s t a i n a b l e D e v e l o p m e n t r e c o g n i z e s those who have made extraordinary contributions to the sustainable development of human societies, especially through groundbreaking innovations in science and technology. The Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science T h e Ta n g P r i z e i n B i o p h a r m a c e u t i c a l S c i e n c e r e c o g n i z e s original biophar maceutical or biomedical research that has led to significant advances towards preventing, diagnosing and/or treating major human diseases to improve human health. The Prize in Sinology The Tang Prize in Sinology recognizes the study of Sinology in its broadest sense, awarding research on China and its related fields, such as Chinese thought, histor y, philology, linguistics, archaeology, philosophy, religion, traditional canons, literature, and art (excluding literary and art works). Honoring innovations in the field of Sinology, the Prize showcases Chinese culture and its contributions to the development of human civilization. The Prize in Rule of Law All individuals are bor n equal, and ever yone, including states and inter national organizations, is accountable to the law. For t h e p u r p o s e o f t h e Ta n g P r i z e , t h e R u l e o f L a w e n c o m p a s s e s d u e p ro c e s s a n d s u b s t a n t i v e j u s t i c e , a n d c h a m p i o n s p e a c e , h u m a n r i g h t s , a n d s u s t a i n a b l e d e v e l o p m e n t i n o rd e r t o s e r v e the common good of humankind and nature. The Tang Prize in t h e R u l e o f L a w re c o g n i z e s i n d i v i d u a l ( s ) o r i n s t i t u t i o n ( s ) w h o have made significant contributions to the rule of law, reflected not only in the achievement of the candidate(s) in terms of the advancement of legal theory or practice, but also in the realization of the rule of law in contemporar y societies through the influences or inspiration of the work of the candidate(s).

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四大獎項 永續發展獎 唐獎所獎助之「永續發展」獎項,旨在表彰對人類永續發展所做的特殊 而重大之貢獻,尤指經由科學與技術的創新與發展所締建之貢獻。 生技醫療獎 唐獎所獎助之「生技醫藥」領域,表彰具原創性之生物醫學及藥物研發 之科學研究,對於重要疾病之預防、診斷及治療有明確之影響,以生技 醫藥解決人類疾病的問題,有助於人類健康之增進。 漢學獎 唐獎所獎助之「漢學」,意指廣義之漢學,包括研究中國及其相關之學 術, 如 思 想、 歷 史、 文 字、 語 言、 考 古、 哲 學、 宗 教、 經 學、 文 學、 藝 術(不包含文學及藝術創作)等等領域。本獎旨在表彰漢學領域之成就, 並彰顯中華文化對人類文明發展之貢獻。 法治獎 基 於 人 生 而 平 等 之 信 念, 任 何 人 ( 包 括 個 人、 國 家 及 國 際 組 織 等 ) 皆 受 法律之規範。唐獎提倡法律應兼顧正當程序與實體正義,為和平、人權、 永續發展而奮鬥,以追求人類及自然之共同福祉為最高目標。唐獎所設 置之法治獎,係獎助對法治理念或實踐有創新,進而對法治之實現貢獻 卓著之個人或機構。

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TANG PRIZE MEDAL T h e Ta n g P r i z e M e d a l w a s c o n c e i v e d b y J a p a n e s e d e s i g n e r Fukasawa Naoto. Its spiral curves imply several levels of m e a n i n g , i n c l u d i n g t h e s t r u c t u re o f D N A a n d t h e f l i g h t p a t h o f a d r a g o n , i n a d d i t i o n t o s p e a k i n g o f t h e l i f e f o rc e a n d t h e dynamism of movement. The medal appears as a flat, continuous circle when seen from above, while on the perpendicular plane the arms of the spiral never actually meet, but extend up and out to infinity, like history, growth, and life. This design presents the cultural and philosophical image of the “rising dragon” and “descending dragon.” “Rising dragon” is a ter m that is used to express a state of increasing force, while “descending dragon” expresses the arrival of the dragon from above to protect the land below. In Buddhism, “rising dragon” is also a reference to the practice of supplication among monks on the path to enlightenment, while “descending dragon” also associates with the understanding that enlightenment is inherent in all living things.

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唐獎獎章 唐 獎 獎 章 由 日 本 設 計 師 深 澤 直 人 Fukasawa Naoto 設 計, 以 一 體 成 型 的 螺旋曲線,象徵 DNA 及龍的意象,闡釋生命的力量與運動的動態。螺旋 曲線由圓形結構構成,卻不會回到相同原點,象徵著我們歷史、成長及 生命的無限感。 該作品以 極現 代 性手 法呈現「 昇 龍」 與「降 龍 」的 東方文化哲學,「昇 龍」一詞用於表達一種力量不斷提生的狀態,而「降龍」一詞用於表達 從天而降、護佑我們土地的龍。在佛教中,「昇龍」亦暗指「上求菩提」 的意義,這是僧侶們為求證悟而採取的修行;「下化眾生」則表達萬物 皆有情的理解及領悟。

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2018 TANG PRIZE  
2018 TANG PRIZE  
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