Habermas en infoamerica biografia, pensamiento y recursos. It was translated into english in 1989 by thomas burger and frederick lawrence. He was recently awarded the 2004 kyoto prize for arts and philosophy by the inamori foundation. Habermas was born in dusseldorf, germany and grew up in the postwar era. Jurgen habermas is a big fan of modernity and is the primary scholar to discount the. Jurgen habermas 1929 e um filosofo alemao e um dos mais influentes sociologos do posguerra. Four pillars of habermas s thinking are highlighted. Jurgen habermas, born june 18, 1929, dusseldorf, germany, the most important german philosopher of the second half of the 20th century.
This study aims to show that the public sphere is a concept that is relevant in todays society. A highly influential social and political thinker, habermas was generally identified with the critical social theory developed from the 1920s by the institute for social research in frankfurt am main, germany, also known as the frankfurt school. Democracy and the public sphere london, pluto press. Jurgen habermas breve biografia jurgen habermas verdad. The structural transformation of the public sphere wikipedia.
An inquiry into a category of bourgeois society german. He was in his early teens during world war ii and was profoundly affected by the war. But, of course, there is also plenty of insight to be lost in such an approach. He is perhaps best kent for his theories on communicative raitionality an the public sphere. By the public sphere we mean first of all a realm of our social life in which something approaching public opinion can be.
Jurgen habermas dusseldorf, alemania, 1929 sociologo y filosofo aleman. Modern societies are characterized by groups of people sharing a common space but upholding a plurality of lifeworlds. His work addresses communicative rationality and the public sphere associated with the frankfurt school, habermas s work focuses on the foundations of epistemology and social. He had served in the hitler youth and had been sent to defend the western front during the final months. Historia ycriticadelaopinionpublica habermas jurgen. It was concerned with questions of how the dynamic of the economic system affected the orders through which society was normatively integrated. He also uses the theory of american pragmatism, which studies if something is true or not by the effects of actions. Throughout this essay a balance on jurgen habermas theoretical itinerary is ex posed. The structural transformation of the public sphere. He uses a type of theory called critical theory, where he studies how people use power.
Jurgen habermas is a german philosopher, who presented notable theories on sociology, religion, communication studies, epistemology, language and politicallegal thought. He is known for his work on the theory of the public sphere. E conhecido por suas teorias sobre a razao comunicativa e considerado um dos mais importantes intelectuais contemporaneos. Jurgen habermas is a german philosopher and sociologist in the tradition of critical theory and. This chapter discusses jurgen habermas s contribution to social theory in general and organization studies in particular.817 1055 442 296 431 756 814 470 542 927 1204 560 48 319 1439 628 1112 738 904 1144 794 847 378 1452 1174 822 1482 1156 1386 409 528 581 11 166 569 1159 1083 994 693