The barbarism of reason

Max Weber and the twilight of enlightenment

Author: Asher Horowitz

Publisher: Univ of Toronto Pr


Category: Social Science

Page: 312

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Weber and the Weberians

Author: Lawrence Scaff

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education


Category: Philosophy

Page: 216

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Understanding Max Weber's contribution to social theory is vital for students and scholars of social science. This insightful text offers critical discussion of Weber's ideas, focusing on their uses - how they have been appropriated and applied to contemporary events. Written by one of the world's leading Weber scholars, this is an essential read.

Politics and Ethics in Review

Author: Tom Lansford

Publisher: Nova Publishers


Category: Political Science

Page: 196

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Serving as a forum for a diverse array of views and issues, this book fosters the exploration of both theory and practice in the intersecting realms of politics and ethics. The essays presented here run the gamut of topics from global to state concerns; from the brutal conflict in East Timor to the impact of market forces in society. Scholarly research and viewpoints make this collection of papers an important resource for studying and solving of political and ethical dilemmas.

Sovereign States Or Political Communities?

Civil Society and Contemporary Politics

Author: Darrow Schecter

Publisher: Manchester University Press


Category: Social Science

Page: 207

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Drawing on the writings of thinkers ranging from Kant, Hegel, Feuerbach and Marx to Weber, Schmitt, Benjamin, Adorno, and Arendt, this book explores the ideas, meaning, and history of civil society, its role in the 1989 revolutions, its role in new social movements and its relationship with the state and the economy.