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Eliezer Ben-Rafael
From Multiple Modernities to Multiple

Vittorio Cotesta
The Axial Age and Modernity:

From Max Weber to Karl Jaspers and Shmuel Eisenstadt

Veridiana Domingos Cordeiro
‘Groups’ as a product of individual and
collective memory:
the hardcore of Maurice Halbwachs’ theory of collective memory

Anna Fligel
What do Isaiah Berlin and Leszek Kołakowski teach us? – A Short Lecture in Social Ethics

Hugo Neri
Problems, Solutions, and Resilience: A
dilemma emerged from individualistic
explanations for social knowledge

Celso Sánchez Capdequí
The Challenge of Creativity:

a Diagnosis of our Times

Klaus Lichtblau
Vergemeinschaftung and Vergesellschaftung in Max Weber: A reconstruction of his linguistic usage

Von der Grenze aus beobachten
Gespräch mit Gerhard Preyer
Geführt von Max Lorenzen

Jakob Schissler, Gerhard Preyer
Gesellschaft im Umbruch I
Politische Soziologie im Zeitalter der Globalisierung

Gerhard Preyer
Gesellschaft im Umbruch II

Jenseits von National- und Wohlfahrtsstaat

Richard Münch
Die Dialektik von transnationaler Integration und nationaler Desintegration

Karl Otto Hondrich, Geteilte Gefühle, Artikel

Karl Otto Hondrich, Veröffentlichungen


On Contemporary Sociology

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Robert Kowalski
The Epigenic Paradox within Social Development

Klaus Lichtblau
Die Stellung der Soziologie innerhalb der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Disziplinen

Matthias Thiemann
Is the Whole More than the Sum of its Parts?

Nicholas Rescher
Presumption an the Judgement of Elites

Deborah Perron Tollefsen
Collective Epistemic Agency

Steven I. Miller, Marcel Fredericks, Frank J. Perino
Social Science Research and Policymaking: Meta-Analysis and Paradox

David Kettler
Negotiations: Learning from three Schools in Frankfurt