|Subject, philosophy: the subject is, in the most general sense, the originator of actions and creativity as well as bearer of ideas, beliefs, perceptions, feelings and moods. In the tradition of German idealism the subject is opposed to the object. More recently, there has been a shift in the focus of the discussion to questions of access to internal states. See also I, self, subjectivity, object, idealism, actions, action theory._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Niklas Luhmann on Subjects - Dictionary of Arguments
AU Cass 3
Subject / object / Luhmann: the distinction is unnecessary if it is considered that the observer must always be assumed within a system. - Autologically: what applies to my property, applies to myself
AU Cass 7
Subject / Luhmann: VsTradition: Wrong idea of continuity. - Instead: continuity of self-reference. - New: System theory: Social systems are also subjects.
AU Cass 12
Subject / s.t. / Luhmann: too complex. - In two subjects, the coordination in a theory is too difficult. - "We can leave the subject away." - Instead: structural coupling. - Difference rather than unity. - Communication: runs only on consciousness, but not as consciousness._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Introduction to Systems Theory, Lectures Universität Bielefeld 1991/1992
Einführung in die Systemtheorie Heidelberg 1992
Die Kunst der Gesellschaft Frankfurt 1997