Peter Fuchs (sociologist)

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Peter Fuchs, 2002

Peter Fuchs (born May 17, 1949 in Dinkelsbühl ) was professor for general sociology and for sociology of disability at the University of Neubrandenburg from 1992 to 2007 .


After training and a professional career as a curative educator (1972 to 1984), Fuchs studied social sciences and sociology from 1986 to 1989 at the University of Bielefeld , the Technical University of Dortmund and the Distance University in Hagen . In 1991 he received his doctorate from the Justus Liebig University in Giessen with a thesis on the accessibility of society: on the construction and imagination of social unity for a Dr. rer. soc. His theoretical orientation relates to the sociological systems theory of Niklas Luhmann .

Peter Fuchs lives in Bad Sassendorf and temporarily ran an Institute for General Theory of Sense Systems (iTAS).

Publications (selection)

  • Reden und Schweigen (1989), together with Niklas Luhmann.
  • The Accessibility of Society (1992)
  • Modern communication (1993)
  • Niklas Luhmann - observed: an introduction to systems theory (1993/3. Edition 2004) - an original introduction to Luhmann's work
  • West-Eastern Divan (1995)
  • The legend (1995)
  • The Strange Problem of World Society: A Neubrandenburg Lecture (1997)
  • The Unconscious in Psychoanalysis and Systems Theory (1998),
  • Love, sex and things like that. On the construction of modern intimate systems (1999)
  • Intervention and Experience (1999)
  • The Weltbildhaus and the seven things of modernity (2001)
  • The self-sense of consciousness (2003)
  • The sense of observation. Conceptual Studies (2004)
  • The "terror" system. Attempt on a communicative escalation of modernity (2004)
  • Theory as a didactic poem. Systems Theory Essays 1 (2004)
  • Contours of modernity. Systems Theory Essays 2 (2005)
  • The psyche. Studies on the inner world of the outer world of the inner world (2005)
  • Managing the Vague Things: Conversations on the Future of Psychotherapy (2011)
  • The Psyche and the Hard World of Organization: Conversations About a Blind Spot of Psychotherapy (2014)
  • THE system of meaning (2015)

Individual evidence

  1. Biography on the former website of the Institute for General Theory of Sense Systems
  2. ^ Institute for General Theory of Sense Systems. Former web representation of the institute
  3. ^ Association Institute for General and Special System Theories Last viewed on January 2, 2019

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