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Max Weber matters : interweaving past and present

Author: David J Chalcraft
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008.
Series: Rethinking classical sociology.
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This volume clearly communicates that Weber's influence is of great significance to the history of social science, and to appreciating the theoretical work of other social scientists in the modern age. Its insightful and timely publication illustrates the multidisciplinary relevance of Weber's work and will be of interest to scholars across a range of disciplines, including historians, sociologists, political  Read more...
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Max Weber matters.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008
(DLC) 2008023640
Named Person: Max Weber; Max Weber
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Chalcraft
ISBN: 9780754690696 0754690695
OCLC Number: 567949995
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 315 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction. Interweaving past and present / David J. Chalcraft --Pt. 1. Interweaving past and present: setting the scene --
1. Why hermeneutics, the text(s) and the biography of the work matter in Max Weber studies / David J. Chalcraft --
2. Reminiscences of the Weber centenary 1964, its prehistory and aftermath: lessons in academic politics / Guenther Roth --Pt. 2. Philosophical Dialogues --3. Philosophy beyond the bounds of reason: the influence of Max Weber on the development of Karl Jasper's Existenzphilosophie, 1909-1932 / Joshua Derman --4. Merleau-Ponty's use of the Weberian example: avoiding totalizing meanings in history / Ritchie Savage --5. Adorno's paradox Weber's constructionism: scrutinizing theory and method / Fanon John Howell --6. The elusiveness of meaning: from Max Weber to Jurgen Habermas / Maria Victoria Crespo --Pt. 3. Theorizing Rationality and Processes of Rationalization --7. Blind spot? Weber's concept of expertise and the perplexing case of China / Stephen P. Turner --8. Economic rationalization, money and measures: a Weberian perspective / Hector Vera --9. Applied science and rationalized Hinduism --
an elective affinity? / Richard Cimino --10. Rationality and nuclear weapons: Weber's pertinence in the post-annihilatory age / Brian C. Bartholomew --Pt. 4. The Culture of Capitalism: Past and Present --11. The acquisitive machine: Max Weber, Thorstein Veblen, and the culture of consumptive individualism / Graham Cassano --12. Vergesellschaftung and Berufsmenschentum: Max Weber on religion and rationalism in the Middle Ages / Lutz Kaelber --13. Beyond the Protestant ethic: culture, subjectivity and instrumental labour / Richard Lloyd --Pt. 5. Studies in the Sociology of Legitimacy --14. The leadership of the dead: notes towards a Weberian analysis of charisma in narratives of martyrdom / Marisol Lopez Menendez --
15. The Da Vinci Code: ecclesial governance and Max Weber's ideal types of authority / James H. Mahon --
16. Weber's rational-legal model of legitimation and the police in London and New York City, 1830-1870 / Wilbur R. Miller --Pt. 6. Consciousness, History, Relativism and Interweaving Past and Present --
17. The perpetual and tight interweaving of past and present in Max Weber's sociology / Stephen Kalberg --
18. Temporality and the value of facts in Max Weber's critical social science / Robert M. Slammon --
19. Weber and the Straussian charge of relativism / Ahmad Sadri and Mahmoud Sadri.
Series Title: Rethinking classical sociology.
Responsibility: edited by David Chalcraft [and others].
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