Volume 9 · Number 2 · Pages 172–174
Against a Reductive Materialism of the Social

Pascal Berger

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Abstract

Open peer commentary on the article “Social Autopoiesis?” by Hugo Urrestarazu. Upshot: Hugo Urrestarazu’s social theoretical concept is reduced to the material reality. These suggestions exclude the essential constructivist character of the social and thereby important social phenomena by definition. The systems theoretical approach by Niklas Luhmann offers an adequate alternative.

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Berger P. (2014) Against a reductive materialism of the social. Constructivist Foundations 9(2): 172–174. http://constructivist.info/9/2/172

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