How does memory forget?

In Theory of Society, Luhmann argues that memory is the capacity to remember and forget. Systems must be able to forget. … More

Systems Theory and Postmodernism

I’ve been listening to a lecture by Luhmann titled  “Systems Theory and Postmodernism.” Early in the lecture, Luhmann mentions a conversation … More

Trust in a Risk Society

  In “From Norms to Trust: The Luhmannian Connections between Trust and System,” Janne Jalava, of the University of Helsinki, writes, … More