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Jürgen Habermas

Jürgen HabermasBorn: 18-Jun-1929
Birthplace: Dusseldorf, Germany

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: The Theory of Communicative Action

    University: University of Göttingen
    University: PhD Philosophy, University of Bonn (1954)
    Scholar: Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt, Germany (1956)
    Professor: University of Heidelberg
    Professor: Philosophy, University of Frankfurt
    Administrator: Director, Max Planck Institute (1971-83)
    Professor: Chair, Philosophy, University of Frankfurt (1983-93)

    Sonning Prize 1987
    Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels 2001
    Kyoto Prize 2004
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Author of books:
The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere (1962, philosophy)
The Theory of Communicative Action (1981, philosophy)

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