Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Interview about Habermas in Vartican Radio

In honor of Jürgen Habermas's 80th birthday on June 18, 2009, Vartican Radio (Rome) had on June 7, 2009, an interview with Dr. Florian Schuller about Jürgen Habermas.

The interview was in German, and you can hear and read it here.

Dr. Florian Schuller is director of the Catholic Academy in Munich and was moderator for the famous discussion between Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI)
and Jürgen Habermas in 2004.

The discussion is documented in "Dialectics of Secularization: On Reason and Religion" ( Ignatius Press, 2007) with a foreword by Dr. Florian Schuller. (German edition: "Dialektik der Säkularisierung", Herder Verlag, 2005)

In the interview from Vartican Radio Dr. Florian Schuller talks about this discussion between Ratzinger and Habermas, and he gives a personal portrait of Habermas.

The interview was conducted by Aldo Parmeggiani.

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