About

This blog focuses on systems theory, particularly as articulated by Niklas Luhmann (1927-98), Professor of Sociology at Bielefeld University in Germany.

The site is maintained by Carlton Clark, Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

I do not pretend to an authority or expert on Luhmann’s work–far from it. I am also not a trained philosopher, sociologist, or political scientist. My academic training is in rhetoric and literary studies. So comments and corrections are very welcome.

I have started a Facebook group called Niklas Luhmann Group. Anyone interested in Luhmann’s work is welcome to join.

 

 

2 Responses to About

  1. Kirill says:

    Hi Carlton,

    Really enjoying your blog. I am currently using Luhmann as a framework for my phd, namely applying it to the concept of cyberspace. I’m curious, have you spent much time exploring Luhmann’s analytical strategies? I’m focusing on this right now, trying to get a handle on his somewhat unorthodox methodology. Would love to share thoughts or read a future piece on the strategies…

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    • clclark563 says:

      Hi Kirill,
      Thanks very much! I sent you an email in December asking you to tell me more about your research, but didn’t a response. I’ll try again.

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