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Hans Albert Paul Lenk

professor of philosophy

Hans Albert Paul Lenk, German philosopher, educator. Recipient Silver Laurel Leaf of Federal Republic Germany, 1959, Science Carl Diem plaque, 1962, Sievert award Olympian International, 1973, Philip Noel Baker research prize United Nations Educational, 1978, Outstanding Academy Book award 1979,International Man of the Year award, 2001, American Hall of Fame, 2002.

Background

Lenk, Hans Albert Paul was born on March 23, 1935 in Berlin. Son of Albert and Annemarie (Jaeger) Lenk.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Kiel University, 1961. Habilitation in philosophy, Technology University, Berlin, 1966. Habilitation in sociology, Technology University, Berlin, 1969.

Career

Assistant Professor Technology University of Berlin 1962, Association Professor 1966, Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Rat und Professor) 1969. Chair, and Professor, of Philosophy, Karlsruhe University since 1969. Professor Philosophy of Social Sciences and Theory of Planning, European Faculty of Land Use and Development, Strasbourg since 1983.

Dean, College, of Humanities and Social Sciences 1973-1975. Visiting Professor University of 111. 1973, University of Massachusetts 1976, University of Sao Paulo and Santa Maria, Brazil 1979, Belo Horizonte, Brazil 1980, Caracas 1981, Oslo 1983, Tokyo 1983, Madras 1986 and 3 Austrian universities 1985.

Green Honours Chairman Texas Christian University, Fort Worth 1987. President Institute Philosophic Society for Study of Sport 1980-1981, Institute Olympic Union 1980-1990, European Forum, Baden since 1980. Vice-President European Academy, of Sciences and Philosophy of Law since 1986.

President General Society for Philosophy in Germany since 1991. President 1959, 1960, Scientific Diem Plaque 1962, Sievert.

Works

Membership

President European Forum Baden, since 1980, International Olympic Union, 1981-1990. President Allgemeine Gesellschaft für Philosophie in Deutschland, 1991-1993. German committee United Nations Educational, 1985-1991.

Member European Academy of Sciences and Philosophy of Law (vice president since 1986), International Philosophic Society for Study of Sport (president 1980-1981), Society for Philosophy of Technology, American Academy Kinesiology Education, International Academy of Philosophy of the Sciences, International Federation of Philosophical Societies, World Society of Philosophy (vice president 1998-2003), German Hungarian Society of Philosophy (president), International Institute of Philosophy(board member 1996-1999), Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, since 2003.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, running, writing, skiing, swimming.

Connections

Married Ulrike Lenk Reincke. Children: Ulf, Uta, Ulrich.

father:
Albert Lenk

mother:
Annemarie (Jaeger) Lenk

spouse:
Ulrike Lenk Reincke

child:
Ulf Lenk

child:
Uta Lenk

child:
Ulrich Lenk