Foerster Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul
Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures
Howison Lectures in Philosophy
Jefferson Memorial Lectures
Bernard Moses Memorial Lecture
Carl O. Sauer Memorial Lecture
Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade
October 05, 1988
— 2:00 PM
International House Auditorium, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley
Professor Habermas is a German sociologist and philosopher. He is a leading figure in contemporary philosophy. He focuses on social theory and social evolution.
Jürgen Habermas is a German philosopher and sociologist interested in critical theory. He focuses on the foundation of social theory, epistemology, and the analysis of advanced capitalistic societies and democracy. He developed a comprehensive theory of social evolution focusing on the differences between rationalization and communicative rationality.