[lit-ideas] Re: Habermas Awarded Kyoto Prize

  • From: Walter Okshevsky <wokshevs@xxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2004 20:38:43 -0230 (NDT)

This may be of interest to some.

Walter
Memorial U


> PHILOSOPHY PROFESSOR RECEIVES KYOTO PRIZE FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
> Juergen Habermas, the leading philosopher writing in German today and
a
> long-term visiting professor of philosophy at Northwestern, is the
> recipient of the 2004 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, which
carries
> a cash gift of approximately $450,000. The international prizes are
> presented to people who have contributed significantly to the
> scientific, cultural and spiritual development of mankind. Habermas is
a
> public intellectual who has greatly influenced major debates of the
day.
> He is one of the two most important living philosophers. His two dozen
> books and many articles have influenced virtually every discipline of
> the humanities and social sciences.
>
<http://www.northwestern.edu/univ-relations/media_relations/releases/200
> 4/06/habermas.html>
>
>
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