Learning from history - OPINION - The Hindu
The HinduLearning from history - OPINION - The HinduThe HinduOn January 30, 1948, at a time when northern and eastern India continued to be devastated by the horrors unleashed by the Partition, another appalling event ...and more »
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 4:02 am
Brave new digital world - Dhaka Tribune
Dhaka TribuneBrave new digital worldDhaka TribuneJürgen Habermas, in his theory of public sphere, called it “a virtual or imaginary community which does not necessarily exist in any identifiable space.” Today, forms of new media such as social networking and streaming sites are working as an ...
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 8:57 am
Sockpuppet nation: How fake commenters and
The Times of IsraelSockpuppet nation: How fake commenters and other online ploys skew what you readThe Times of IsraelThe contemporary German social philosopher Jurgen Habermas has written that in order for democracies to function well they need a robust “public sphere,” a social space where people voluntarily come together as equals to engage in rational debate in ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 11:33 pm
50 NAJUTICAJNIJIH ŽIVUĆIH FILOZOFA : 14.
6yka50 NAJUTICAJNIJIH ŽIVUĆIH FILOZOFA : 14. Jürgen Habermas6ykaJirgen Habermas je proučavao filozofiju i sociologiju na Institutu za društvena istraživanja u Frankfurtu na Majni, u Frankfurtskoj školi. Završio je školovanje na političkim naukama na Marburgškom univerzitetu pod zapaženim marksistom Wolfgangom ...
Posted on 3 October 2017 | 5:20 am
Wallace Chapman says goodbye to an 'old
The SpinoffWallace Chapman says goodbye to an 'old friend': Back BenchesThe SpinoffThe 'public sphere', to use the famous Jurgen Habermas phrase. I often thought the ideal Back Benches format would be to 'cut out the middleman' – to use a topical quote. That there'd be no host. Just a pub audience asking questions of the MPs. After ...
Posted on 30 September 2017 | 11:20 am
The Conversable World: Finding a Compass in
Borradori, Philosophy in a Time of Terror: Dialogues with Jurgen Habermas and Jacques Derrida , p. 35). Although we have the ontological capacity to learn to listen and heed others, for a variety of reasons (faulty socialization, schools that do not ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:55 pm
Punched Bloody by a Hand We Think Is
With a wonderment somewhat like Hegel's, the German political philosopher Jurgen Habermas marveled at this "constitutional patriotism" in American citizens who possessed what Gibbon described as "that public courage which is nourished by the love of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:36 am
Labour’s voter ‘purge’ proves
This was nothing short of political authoritarianism. In the words of the German intellectual Jurgen Habermas: the outcome is disgraceful because forcing the Greek government to agree to an economically questionable, predominantly symbolic privatisation ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 12:31 am
Clone me up, Scotty: A brief satirical
Even famous philosophers like Jurgen Habermas jumped on the clonist bandwagon. Just to make sure human dignity was absolutely protected many countries, like Germany (sporting its reinvented ethical leadership colours), also created crippling legislation ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 1:54 pm
Benedict XVI and Christian Europe, as seen
At the same time, Benedict did not hesitate to dialogue with thinkers such as the German philosopher Jurgen Habermas and the Italian Social Democrat and atheist Paolo Flores d’Arcais. “In his opinion, a dialogue does not automatically mean a compromise ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 12:13 am