Jurgen Habermas Quotes

Today, difficulties that a mere two or three years ago would have passed for private matters – for conflicts between students and teachers, workers and employers, or marital partners, for conflicts between individual – now claim political significance and ask to be justified in political terms. Psychology seems to turn to politics…



Jurgen Habermas
Jurgen Habermas
  • Born: June 18, 1929
  • Nationality: German
  • Profession: Philosopher

Jürgen Habermas is a German philosopher and sociologist in the tradition of critical theory and pragmatism. He is perhaps best known for his theories on communicative rationality and the public sphere. In 2014, Prospect readers chose Habermas as one of their favourites among the "world's leading thinkers".