Posts tagged with "system theory"



11. February 2020
A translation of the original German article by Klaus Eidenschink on Luhmann's system theory In the third part, the points are particularly important because the consequences are so significant when you open up the interrelations. Enjoy. I am starting with the topic of decisions, coming then to the understanding of time and ending with the popular difference between theory and practice. Decisions Decide and not the Decision Maker Another apparently completely nonsensical statement by Luhmann is...
10. February 2020
A translation of the original German article by Klaus Eidenschink on Luhmann's system theory Here the 2nd of three parts about theory elements by Luhmann which are difficult to understand. This time it's about causality, observation and logic. 1. Causality - Or About the End of Objectivity The topic of causality is very charged on the theoretical side, because the scientific understanding of causality is so dominant that all opinions that doubt or even shake the cause-and-effect thinking are...
09. February 2020
A translation of the original German article by Klaus Eidenschink on Luhmann's system theory The reason for this three-part article is a posting by Conny D., in which he expresses his unease with Luhmann's system theory and asks me for comment. He refers to an article by W. Lutterer, which, however, in my opinion is more of a prime example of misunderstandings and allegations to Luhmann. Instead of reviewing a text that everyone would have to read again, I simply try to pick out the most...