Niklas Luhmann (//; German: [ˈluːman]; December 8, 1927 – November 6, 1998) was a German sociologist, philosopher of social science, and a prominent thinker in systems theory, who is considered one of the most important social theorists of the 20th century.
|Died||November 6, 1998 70) (aged|
|Alma mater||University of Freiburg|
University of Münster
|Known for||Theory of autopoietic social systems|
Operational constructivist epistemology
|Institutions||University of Bielefeld|
|Academic advisors||Talcott Parsons|