On Bloomsday, June 16th, Professor Jürgen Habermas was awarded the Ulysses medal, the highest honour UCD can bestow. Prof. Habermas was nominated by Prof. Maeve Cooke, Head of the School of Philosophy.Habermas-laudatio    He held a ‘Questions and Answers’ session for a group of around 30 staff and students in the morning of Tuesday 15 June and gave a public lecture that evening entitled ‘”The Political”: The Rational Meaning of a Questionable Inheritance of Political Theology’.

An interview with Professor Habermas appeared in the Irish Times on Saturday 12 June Habermas interview. The event received wide press coverage in Ireland.

Holding torch for public role of philosophy 
Germany must save euro zone or scrap it, says Habermas 

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