Oct 26, 2017 Posted by Jay Livingston Halloween’s just a few days away, and I still haven’t come up with a costume. I could do the same thing as the last few years and again opt for Slutty Max Weber. But it’s getting old.OK, that was a joke. Show More Summary
Hoisted from Ten Years Ago: After World War I: Weber: Marxism, liberalism, and what we will here call "nationalism"—just to be polite... We've talked about Marxism... We've talked about classical liberalism... We haven't talked about "nationalism"... Show More Summary
One of the big themes in social theory is rationalization—the idea that people use institutions, routines, and other formal systems to make social interaction more efficient, but also less flexible and spontaneous. Max Weber famously wrote about bureaucracy, especially how even the most charismatic or creative individuals would eventually come to rely on stable routines. […]
Elizabeth Bruenig has a long review in The Nation on three recent book on Martin Luther, talking about, among other things, how Protestantism set the stage for capitalism and modernity. The piece, weirdly, doesn’t mention Max Weber at all, or the later questions about whether Weber was right about the Protestant Ethic forming capitalism. For […]
Tranquility, 1930 // by Max Weber by Miguel Catalan Max Weber (April 18, 1881 – October 4, 1961) was a Jewish-American painter and one of the first American Cubist painters who, in later life, turned to more figurative Jewish themes in his art.
An index with brief explanations and bibliographies.
Shea Weber and Max Pacioretty each scored a power-play goal during a major penalty early in the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens snapped a two-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils
Shea Weber scored in the third period of his return to Nashville and Max Pacioretty had a goal late in overtime, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Predators 2-1
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In an opinion Friday, Seventh Circuit Judge Diane Wood laid into the government's handling of a deportation case by invoking German sociologist Max Weber.
The great sociologist Max Weber postulated that the birth act of modern capitalism was the secession of business from the household and thus the web of moral and ethical obligations that intimate form of human organization entailed.Show More Summary
Is a side effect of capitalism inhibition? If you remember Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, the habits of blooming capitalists include a certain frugality, which by definition would imply an avoidance of immediate gratification. Show More Summary
banjeebear: colin-vian Max Weber (1881-1961) The Bathers, 1909
The American Jewish artist Max Weber (1881–1961) was born in Belostok in Russia (now Bialystok in Poland), and although he… The post A Cubist in New York appeared first on The Spectator.
“Trove Thursday” presents Jonas Kaufmann's only performance (thus far) of Max in Weber’s Der Freischütz.
Dan Tompkins writes: Joseph Schumpeter and Max Weber, Cafe Landtmann, Vienna, 1918: "'The conversation turned to the Russian revolution... >>...and Schumpeter expressed his satisfaction that socialism is no longer a paper discussion but had to demonstrate its viability. Show More Summary