Sociologist. Jürgen Habermas spent his first sixteen years in Gummersbach, Germany, during the Nazi era. His father was executive director of the Cologne Chamber of Industry and Commerce and a Nazi sympathizer. Habermas himself served in the Hitler Youth but was unaware of the Nazi atrocities until he viewed documentary films after World War II. Realizing the criminal tyranny that was able to proliferate because of a fascist political system, Habermas was deeply disappointed when former Nazis... więcej
Salem Press Biographical Encyclopedia, 2020. 3p.