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Max Weber An Intellectual Biography

Author: Fritz Ringer
Publisher: Chicago, IL University of Chicago Press 2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Named Person: Max Weber
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fritz Ringer
ISBN: 9780226720050 0226720055 9780226720067 0226720063
OCLC Number: 1020173399
Description: 1 online resource (319 Seiten)

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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 Protestant ethic, he uncovered the psychological underpinnings of capitalism and modern occupational life. This searching work offers the first comprehensive introduction to ...

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