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Posted on 6 August 2018 | 4:55 pm
'Let the Whorehouse Burn' - The Weekly
The Weekly Standard'Let the Whorehouse Burn'The Weekly StandardDuring the acute phase of the euro crisis in 2010, the German philosopher Jürgen Habermas exhorted Angela Merkel to be a true leader, one who “took domestic political risks for Europe.” Did he not see that European leaders were already taking the ...and more »
Posted on 5 August 2018 | 2:00 am
Executive Summary for August 3rd - News
News DeeplyExecutive Summary for August 3rdNews DeeplyColombian president Juan Manuel Santos gave 440,000 undocumented Venezuelan refugees in his country two-year residency permits, allowing them to work, get health insurance and access education. There are more than 1 million Venezuelans in ...and more »
Posted on 3 August 2018 | 4:30 am
Be a positive contributor to society -
Be a positive contributor to societyMountain Mail NewspaperHis writing is precisely the “communicative rationality” advocated by Jürgen Habermas, sociologist/philosopher. Emil Durkheim, considered the father of sociology, wrote, “(Sentiments) bind each individual to the person of his fellow-citizens: these are ...
Posted on 1 August 2018 | 5:36 am
Jürgen Habermas : « Les populismes de
Le MondeJürgen Habermas : « Les populismes de droite proviennent de l'absence de volonté politique en Europe »Le MondeLe texte ici publié est une partie du discours qu'a prononcé Jürgen Habermas le 4 juillet à l'occasion de la remise, à Berlin, du Grand Prix franco-allemand des Médias 2018. On ne s'étonnera pas qu'un tel prix soit décerné à l'auteur de « L'Espace ...
Posted on 27 July 2018 | 8:02 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