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Observing complexity systems theory and postmodernity
Wolfe, Cary.
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Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2000. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
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1 online resource (vii, 308 p. )
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Systems theory and/or postmodernism? : historical, political, and ethical frames -- Why does society describe itself as postmodern? / Niklas Luhmann -- No exit? (response to Luhmann) / Peter Uwe Hohendahl -- Pre- and post-dialectical materialisms : modeling praxis without subjects and objects / Marjorie Levinson -- Immanent systems, transcendental temptations, and the limits of ethics / William Rasch -- Rethinking the beyond within the real (response to Rasch) / Drucilla Cornell -- Of realism and recursivity : systems theory and the postmodern episteme -- Theory of a different order : a conversation with Katherine Hayles and Niklas Luhmann / Niklas Luhmann, N. Katherine Hayles, William Rasch, Eva Knodt, and Cary Wolfe -- Making the cut : the interplay of narrative and system, or what systems theory can't see / N. Katherine Hayles -- In search of posthumanist theory : the second-order cybernetics of Maturana and Varela / Cary Wolfe -- Systems theory in resonance with major postmodernists -- The limit of modernity : Luhmann and Lyotard on exclusion / William Rasch -- Blinded me with science : motifs of observation and temporality in Lacan and Luhmann / Jonathan Elmer -- Making contingency safe for liberalism : the pragmatics of epistemology in Rorty and Luhmann / Cary Wolfe -- The autonomy of affect / Brian Massumi.
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