Communication and intercourse in N. Luhmann’s systems sociology
Dr. Sci. (Philos.), Chairperson of Comparative Sociology Department, St. Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia. firstname.lastname@example.org
Cand. Sci. (Sociol.), Assistant Professor of Comparative Sociology Department, St. Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia. email@example.com
N. Luhmann’s systems sociology begins with the question: how is communication possible? Authors discuss logics of development and limitations of this theory proceeding from a reseach issue how is communication between people possible. Conclusion is made that intercourse should be seen as an important promising line in contemporary theoeretical sociology offering conceptual basis for a variety of sociological branches.