Niklas Luhmann

 

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  1. Theory of Society, Volume 2

    Theory of Society, Volume 2

    Written by Niklas Luhmann, Translated by Rhodes Barrett

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    This is the second volume of the author's magnum opus, which offers a complex theory of modern society that simultaneously considers issues of communication, the media, differentiation, and evolution.... Learn More
    Published: 21st August 2013
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  2. A Systems Theory of Religion

    A Systems Theory of Religion

    Written by Niklas Luhmann, Translated by David Brenner and Adrian Hermann, Edited by André Kieserling

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    This posthumous and crucial contribution by one of the latter twentieth-century's most important sociologists, overturns a half-century of assumptions about the sociology of religion.... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2013
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  3. Theory of Society, Volume 1

    Theory of Society, Volume 1

    Written by Niklas Luhmann, Translated by Rhodes Barrett

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    This book offers a complex theory of modern society that simultaneously considers issues of communication, the media, differentiation, and evolution.... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2012
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  4. Theories of Distinction
    The essays in this volume by Germany's leading social theorist of the late 20th century formulate what he considered to be the preconditions for an adequate theory of modern society.... Learn More
    Published: 31st January 2002
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  5. Art as a Social System

    Art as a Social System

    Written by Niklas Luhmann, Translated by Eva M. Knodt

    Series Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics

    Stanford University Press

    This is the definitive analysis of art as a social and perceptual system by Germany's leading social theorist of the late 20th century. It combines three decades of research in the social sciences, phenomenology, evolutionary... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2000
    Hardback | £90.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  6. Love as Passion
    "I believe that Luhmann is the only true genius in the social sciences alive today. By this, I mean that not only is he smart, extremely productive, and amazingly erudite, though all this is true enough, but also that he has,... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 1998
    Paperback | £22.99
  7. Observations on Modernity

    Observations on Modernity

    Written by Niklas Luhmann, Translated by William Whobrey

    Series Writing Science

    Stanford University Press

    Essays by Germany's most prominent and influential social thinker link his social theory to the question "What is modern about modernity?" and shows the origins and context of his theory.... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 1998
    Paperback | £24.99
  8. Social Systems

    Social Systems

    Written by Niklas Luhmann, Translated by John Bednarz Jr. and Dirk Baecker

    Series Writing Science

    Stanford University Press

    In this presentation of a general theory of systems, Germany's most prominent and controversial social thinker sets out a contribution to sociology that reworks our understanding of meaning and communication. It closely interrelates... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1996
    Paperback | £34.00