The Habermas/Luhmann Controversy and the “Cybernetics Moment,” by Gregory Moynahan

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 Gregory Moynahan is Associate Professor of History at Bard College. He is the author of Ernst Cassirer and the Critical Science of Germany, 1899–1919 (Anthem Press, 2013), and he has published a number of articles on the history of German philosophy and social sciences, including “Liberty and the ‘Coming-into-Being’ of Natural Law: Hans Kelsen and Ernst Cassirer,” in The Modernist Imagination: Intellectual History and Critical Theory, ed. Warren Breckman et al. (Berghahn, 2009), “Hermann Cohen’s Das Prinzip der Infinitesimalmethode, Ernst Cassirer, and the Politics of Science in Wilhelmine Germany,” Perspectives on Science (2003), and “Ernst Cassirer, Theoretical Biology, and the Clever Hans Phenomenon,” Science in Context (1999).

Gregory Moynahan, “The Habermas/Luhmann Controversy and the ‘Cybernetics Moment,'” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 39:1 (2018), pp. 131-66.

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