The Future as Risk

This post is related to earlier posts on risk and time. In Risk: A Sociological Theory, Luhmann writes, The thesis … More

Managing the future

There is a different sense of time in modern, functionally differentiated society. The temporal distinction in premodern society was time/eternity, … More

Risk Management

In a post from last year, I wrote about Luhmann’s Risk: A Sociological Theory (1993 English translation). The main idea is … More