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Social systems ΠEmergence: Complexity and Organization

  title={Social systems {\OE} Emergence: Complexity and Organization},
  author={Marta Lenartowicz and Petter Braathen},
We argue the case that human social systems and social organizations in particular are concrete, non-metaphorical, cognitive agents operating in their own self-constructed environments. Our point of departure is Luhmann’s theory of social systems as self-organizing systems of communications. Integrating the Luhmannian theory with the enactive theory of cognition and Simondon’s theory of individuation, results in a novel view of social systems as complex, individuating sequences of communicative… 


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