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Max Weber : politics and the spirit of tragedy.

Author: John Patrick Diggins
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : BasicBooks, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study challenges Weber's iconic status and in the process uncovers another side of Weber: the one influenced by Nietzsche. It connects the critical moments of Weber's life to his most enduring  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Max Weber; Max Weber
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Patrick Diggins
ISBN: 0465017509 9780465017508 0465017517 9780465017515
OCLC Number: 300931975
Description: xvi, 334 pages
Contents: Introduction; The Last Puritan; Mans Philosophy Is His Biography; Authority and Its Discontents; Calvinism and Capitalism: The Irony of Unintended Consequences; Human Action and Its Meanings; The Dignity of the Academic Calling; A Joyous Triumph over Rationality: Women, the Erotic, and the Power of Status Politics; Subjectivity in Morals, Willfulness in Politics: Germany, America, and World War I; Peace Without Victory and Gambling on Gratitude: Woodrow Wilson and Max Weber; The German Revolution of 1918 and the Doctrine of Socialism; The Centre Cannot Hold; Epilogue.
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