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:: Habermas conference in Pécs, Hungary (18-05-2009 19:37)
On May 18-19, 2009, an international conference on "The Philosophy of Jürgen Habermas" takes place at the University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary.

The programme:

May 18, Monday

Greeting Prof. Robert Gabriel, Rector; Prof. Ferenc Fischer, Dean

Morning Session Chair Lutz Wingert

Ágnes Heller (New York – Budapest): Habermas on Post-Secular Society and Post-Metaphysical Philosophy
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

Robert Brandom (Pittsburgh): Towards Reconciling Two Heroes: Habermas and Hegel
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

Jolán Orbán (Pécs): Kritische Theorie und dekonstruktive Praxis – Habermas und Derrida
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

Afternoon Session Chair János Weiss

Luigi Tassoni (Catanzaro – Pécs): Alter & Ego: Habermas
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

István Fehér M. (Budapest): Positivismusstreit,  Hermeneutik, Ideologiekritik. Rückblick auf zwei Debatten
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

Jürgen Habermas (Starnberg): Von den Weltbildern zur Lebenswelt. Zur Genealogie eines Begriffs /From Worldviews to the Lifeworld: On the Genealogy of a Concept

May 19, Tuesday

Morning Session Chair István M. Fehér

János Weiss (Pécs): Zur Transformation der Kolonialisierungsthese
(Hinsichtlich der neuesten Wirtschaftskrise)
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

Hauke Brunkhorst (Flensburg): Düstere Aussichten – Die Zukunft der Demokratie in der Weltgesellschaft
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

Lutz Wingert (Zürich): Über die Autorität der zweiten Person/The Authority of the Second Person
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

Afternoon Session Chair Hauke Brunkhorst

Gábor Felkai (Budapest): Nachholende Revolution oder missbrauchte Demokratie. Der Fall Ungarns
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

Matjaz Potrc and Vojko Strahovnik (Ljubljana): Transvaluating Frankfurt
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

János Boros (Pécs): Die Demokratie von Jürgen Habermas
Response of Jürgen Habermas; Discussion

General Discussion

Thomas Gregersen