What makes hope such an intense pleasure is the fact that the future, which we dispose of to our liking, appears to us at the
Søren Brier wrote, In accordance with Peirce’s semiotic phenomenology, which he calls phaneroscopy, an unlimited continuous stream of experiences (Firstness) is the force that gives
When people say things like “We can balance economic growth with environmental protection” they are just kidding themselves (or lying). What they really mean is that we can have economic growth without causing excessive damage to the natural environment. Then we have to talk about what excessive damage means. But we can’t honestly claim that we aren’t damaging (or at least destabilizing) the natural environment.
Luhmann is called an “anti-humanist” not because he was against humans (he was not a misanthrope) but because he was against humanism; he was against taking the