Max Weber ’ s Disenchantment Lineages of Kant and

  • MALCOLM H. MACKINNON
  • Published 2002

Abstract

Weber’s disenchantment is that Kant’s reason fails to deliver on the promise. Kant’s promise is that reason in history will produce ‘progress’, produce ever greater quantities of reason culminating in a ‘rational kingdom of ends’. Weber’s Puritan studies put this claim to the test. They do so through Kant and Channing, who see the providential ‘determinism… (More)

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