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Disenchantment, Enchantment and Re-Enchantment: Max Weber at the Millennium

  title={Disenchantment, Enchantment and Re-Enchantment: Max Weber at the Millennium},
  author={R. Jenkins},
  • R. Jenkins
  • Published 2000
  • Philosophy
  • Without wishing to deny the historical reality of processes of disenchantment, this paper challenges the classic Weberian account of disenchantment as a uni-directional and universalizing tendency of modernity. This argument has a number of stages. (1) Reason and rationalization are distinguished from each other. (2) The historical relationships between modernity, Reason and rationalization are problematized. (3) The scale and scope of rationalization are questioned (it is partial and… CONTINUE READING
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