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Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 126 Citations 194,724 338 World Ranking 5 National Ranking 1

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Awards & Achievements

2013 - Erasmus Prize, Praemium Erasmianum Foundation

2005 - Holberg Prize, Government of Norway "for developing path-breaking theories of discourse and communicative action and thereby providing new perspectives on law and democracy"

1989 - Member of Academia Europaea

1984 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Epistemology
  • Politics

Jürgen Habermas focuses on Epistemology, Law, Democracy, Communicative action and Politics. The Epistemology study combines topics in areas such as Psychoanalytic theory and Interpretation. His biological study deals with issues like Public sphere, which deal with fields such as Deliberative democracy, Political philosophy and Empirical research.

The various areas that Jürgen Habermas examines in his Communicative action study include Linguistic turn, Rationalism, Discourse ethics and Functionalism. His Discourse ethics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Communicative rationality, Language/action perspective, Communication and Morality. His Politics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Social science, Human rights and Media studies.

His most cited work include:

  • The Theory of Communicative Action (8066 citations)
  • The structural transformation of the public sphere : an inquiry into a category of bourgeois society (6303 citations)
  • Between Facts and Norms (4075 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of investigation include Epistemology, Law, Politics, Social science and Democracy. Jürgen Habermas studies Communicative action, a branch of Epistemology. His Democracy study often links to related topics such as Public sphere.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Epistemology (17.63%)
  • Law (8.60%)
  • Politics (8.39%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2004-2020)?

  • Epistemology (17.63%)
  • Politics (8.39%)
  • Democracy (7.74%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Epistemology, Politics, Democracy, Social science and Law. In general Epistemology, his work in Critical theory is often linked to Rationalization linking many areas of study. He works mostly in the field of Politics, limiting it down to topics relating to Law and economics and, in certain cases, Face and Human rights, as a part of the same area of interest.

His studies in Democracy integrate themes in fields like German, Public sphere, State, Legitimation and Humanities. His Public sphere study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Political communication and Media studies. His Social science research incorporates themes from Environmental ethics, Modernity and Normative.

Between 2004 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Political Communication in Media Society: Does Democracy Still Enjoy an Epistemic Dimension? The Impact of Normative Theory on Empirical Research (861 citations)
  • Religion in the Public Sphere (798 citations)
  • Notes on Post‐Secular Society (372 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Epistemology
  • Politics

His primary areas of study are Politics, Constitution, Social science, Environmental ethics and Religious studies. His Student Protest study in the realm of Politics connects with subjects such as Economic process. Constitution is a primary field of his research addressed under Law.

When carried out as part of a general Law research project, his work on Democracy, Plea and Occupational safety and health is frequently linked to work in Injury prevention and Suicide prevention, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study. The concepts of his Environmental ethics study are interwoven with issues in Utopia, German idealism, Liberalism, Sociocultural evolution and Socioeconomics. His research on Philosophy of religion concerns the broader Epistemology.

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Top Publications

The Theory of Communicative Action

Jürgen Habermas;Thomas McCarthy.
(1981)

16782 Citations

Between Facts and Norms

Jürgen Habermas.
(1992)

16401 Citations

Knowledge and Human Interests

Jürgen Habermas.
(1968)

15881 Citations

Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns

Jürgen Habermas.
(1981)

14826 Citations

The structural transformation of the public sphere : an inquiry into a category of bourgeois society

Jürgen Habermas;Thomas Burger.
Published in <b>1989</b> in Cambridge by Polity press (1989)

12092 Citations

Faktizität und Geltung : Beiträge zur Diskurstheorie des Rechts und des demokratischen Rechtsstaats

Jürgen Habermas.
Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie (1992)

8541 Citations

The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity: Twelve Lectures

Jürgen Habermas.
(2007)

8190 Citations

Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action

Jürgen Habermas.
(1990)

7403 Citations

Communication and the Evolution of Society

Jürgen Habermas.
(1979)

6651 Citations

El discurso filosófico de la modernidad

Jürgen Habermas.
(2008)

6286 Citations

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