German Intellectual Traditions: from Kant to Habermas
In collaboration with the Department of Philosophy, Mumbai University
This is a year-long lecture series on German philosophers, initiated by the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai, which focuses on a specific thinker whose work is discussed in two sessions of 90 minutes each. The lectures are delivered by eminent scholars of philosophy from across India and abroad, followed by an interaction with the participants.
The aim of this lecture series is to make scholars and students familiar with the German intellectual tradition, its background, key ideas as well as representative interpretations/debates of some of its most prominent thinkers.
The series covers works by thinkers such as Immanuel Kant / Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel / Karl Marx / Max Weber- Georg Simmel / Sigmund Freud / Ludwig Wittgenstein / Hannah Arendt / Walter Benjamin / Theodor Adorno / Arthur Schopenhauer / Friedrich Nietzsche / Edmund Husserl / Martin Heidegger / Herbert Marcuse / Jürgen Habermas.