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Leaderless Crowds

Reflections on the Power of Affects, from Gustave Le Bon to Frédéric Lordon


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Jeff Goldfarb chats with Peter Berger, Oct. 30, 2014 © Zachary Sunderman
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Peter Berger’s Last Visit to The New School for Social Research

Revisiting The Social Construction of Reality

Although circumstances did not permit Peter Berger to attend in person The New School’s conference commemorating the upcoming fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Social Construction of Reality, it was wonderful to have him with us via Skype (nicely captured with me in the accompanying surreal photo). It was also great to have Thomas Luckmann in a video message, and a group of distinguished scholars who have been informed and provoked by Berger and Luckmann’s masterwork: Alan Sica, Eviatar Zerubavel, Asia Friedman, Steve Hoffman and Silke Steets. …

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