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From Max Weber

Max Weber

From Max Weber

essays in sociology

by Max Weber

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-467) and index.

    Statementtranslated, edited, and with an introduction, by H. H. Gerth and C. Wright Mills.
    ContributionsGerth, Hans Heinrich, 1908-1979, Mills, C. Wright 1916-1962.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH33 .W36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 490 p. :
    Number of Pages490
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15247685M

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      Max Weber was born in Erfurt, Prussia (present-day Germany) on Ap He is considered one of the three founding fathers of sociology, alongside Karl Marx, and Emile text "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism" was considered a founding text in : Ashley Crossman. Max Weber - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence. Max Weber is one of the four philosophers best able to explain to us the peculiar economic system we live within called Capitalism (Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx and Adam Smith are the others).

    About The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. In The Protestant Ethic, Max Weber opposes the Marxist concept of dialectical materialism and relates the rise of the capitalist economy to the Calvinist belief in the moral value of hard work and the fulfillment of one’s worldly duties. “From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology”, p, Routledge 75 Copy quote The great virtue of bureaucracy - indeed, perhaps its defining characteristic ~ was that it was an institutional method for applying general rules to specific cases, thereby making the actions of government fair and predictable.


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)Pages:. (–)German social scientist and political economist who became a founding father of modern studied legal and economic history at several German universities.

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