Category Archives: Affect Theory

Love as Passion

These a few notes and reflections on the early chapters of Luhmann’s Love as Passion: The Codification of Intimacy (English translation, 1986). Marriage based on love, or the love marriage, evolved to solve a particular social problem. It isn’t just … Continue reading

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Response to Paul Stenner’s article on Emotion and Luhmann

After some discussion and further reading, I now see much of what I say here as confused, but I will leave the post here. Paul Stenner published a very interesting, very clearly written article in 2004 titled “Is Autopoietic Systems … Continue reading

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