Klaus P. Japp has a very nice chapter in Problems of Form. Below are my notes and comments. He begins by distinguishing between old social
The subject has been understood, since the decline of the stratified society and the emergence of functional differentiation, as the observer, or an entity that
Probably at least since the 18th century, there has been a lot of talk about what science and religion have in common. The commonplace argument
Journalism, as an autopoietic system, established its autonomy in the eighteenth century by separating itself from the political system. In the early years of newspapers, printers simply
It is clear that Donald Trump is not a republican and his followers are not republicans, though many republicans have tagged along hoping for some benefit.
If we follow the rules of classical logic, we can make a declarative statement that can proved true or false. The statement must be falsifiable.