Uwe Petersen

Uwe Petersen (1932) studied social sciences, 1956 Diploma in Economics in Heidelberg. After an additional study of philosophy and international law he received his Doctor of Philosophy in 1964 in Heidelberg (supervisor Hans-Georg Gadamer, co-supervisor Jürgen Habermas) with the thesis “The Relation of Theory and Practise in the Transcendental Phenomenology of Edmund Husserl”. From 1965 he has been working in different economic groups and afterwards in the economic promotion and strategical management consultancy and is a cofounder of economic promotion societies. Since 1998 he has been mainly dealing with philosophy of action.