Jürgen Habermas#


Jürgen Habermas
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 1993 Professor Emeritus
  • 1983-1993 Chair at Frankfurt and the directorship of the Institute for Social Research
  • 1971-1983 Director of the Max Planck Institute in Starnberg
  • 1962 Extraordinary professor of philosophy at the University of Heidelberg
  • 1961 Privatdozent in Marburg
  • 1954 PhD in philosophy

Fields of Scholarship
  • Social theory
  • Epistemology
  • Political theory
  • Pragmatics

Honours and Awards
  • 1974 Hegel Prize
  • 1976 Sigmund Freud Prize
  • 1980 Theodor W. Adorno Award
  • 1985 Geschwister-Scholl-Preis for his work, Die neue Unübersichtlichkeit.
  • 1986 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize
  • 1987 The Sonning Prize awarded biennially for outstanding contributions to European culture
  • 1995 Karl Jaspers Prize
  • 1999 Theodor Heuss Prize
  • 2001 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade
  • 2003 The Prince of Asturias Foundation in Social Sciences
  • 2004 Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy (50 million Yen)
  • 2005 Holberg International Memorial Prize of the Norwegian Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund (520,000 Euro).
  • 2006 Bruno Kreisky Award
  • 2008 European Prize of Political Culture (Hans Ringier Foundation) at the Locarno Film Festival (50,000 Euro).
  • 2010 Ulysses Medal, University College Dublin
  • 2011 Viktor Frankl Award.
  • 2012 Georg-August-Zinn-Prize
  • 2012 Heinrich Heine Prize
  • 2012 The Munich Culture Award
  • 2013 The Erasmus Prize


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