NIKLAS LUHMANN

@article{Thornhill2006NIKLASL,
  title={NIKLAS LUHMANN},
  author={Christopher Thornhill},
  journal={Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={33 - 53}
}
This article argues, first, that the works of Niklas Luhmann have not yet been fully assimilated into political theory, and that political theory which wishes to remain adequate to the conceptual evolution of the contemporary social sciences should allow itself to be challenged by the paradigm shift in Luhmann's approach to the political system. Second, it sets out a reconstruction of Luhmann's social theory in terms of its implications for normative political inquiry, political concept… Expand
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