Contributor biographical information for Theories of distinction : redescribing the descriptions of modernity / Niklas Luhmann ; edited and introduced by William Rasch ; translations by Joseph O'Neil ... [et al.].

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Niklas Luhmann was Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Bielefeld. Stanford has published five other of his books, most recently The Reality of the Mass Media (2000).

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Sociology -- Philosophy.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Participant observation -- Philosophy.
Knowledge, Sociology of.