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Politics as a Vocation
THIS lecture, which I give at your request, will necessarily disappoint you in a number of ways. You will naturally expect me to take a position on actual problems of the day. But that will be theExpand
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Science as a Vocation
… Scientific work is chained to the course of progress; whereas in the realm of art there is no progress in the same sense. It is not true that the work of art of a period that has worked out newExpand
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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism: and Other Writings
In "The Protestant Ethic", Max Weber opposes the Marxist concept of dialectical materialism and relates the rise of the capitalist economy to the Calvinist belief in the moral value of hard work andExpand
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The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism.
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A ética protestante e o espírito do capitalismo
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Essays in Sociology.
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Methodology of Social Sciences
Max Weber wrote these methodological essays in the closest intimacy with actual research and against a background of constant and intensive meditation on substantive problems in the theory andExpand
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General Economic History
In General Economic History Max Weber focuses on the industrial enterprise for the provision of everyday wants, oriented toward profitability by means of rational capital accounting, as theExpand
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