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Max Weber : an intellectual biography

Author: Fritz K Ringer
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
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Max Weber was one of the most influential and creative intellectual forces of the twentieth century. In his methodology of the social sciences, he both exposed the flaws and solidified the foundations of the German historical tradition. Throughout his life, he saw bureaucracy as a serious obstacle to cultural vitality but as an inescapable part of organizational rationality. And in his most famous essay, on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ringer, Fritz K., 1934-
Max Weber.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004004092
(OCoLC)54500021
Named Person: Max Weber; Max Weber; Max Weber
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fritz K Ringer
ISBN: 9780226720067 0226720063 9780226720043 0226720047 9780226720050 0226720055
OCLC Number: 648760814
Description: 1 online resource (307 pages)
Contents: A man in his time --
Weber's politics --
Weber's methodology --
The Protestant ethic --
Weber's comparative sociology of religion --
From history to sociology --
The city, capitalism, socialism, and bureaucracy --
Education, knowledge, and vocation --
Conclusion : a man for our time.
Responsibility: Fritz Ringer.

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A comprehensive introduction to Weber's thought. Fritz Ringer locates Weber in his historical context, relating his ideas to the controversies and politics of his day and considers the importance of  Read more...

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