Max Weber's Economic Ethic of the World Religions

Max Weber's Economic Ethic of the World Religions

An Analysis

Ertman, Thomas C. (New York University)

Cambridge University Press

03/2017

368

Dura

Inglês

9781107133877

15 a 20 dias

An indispensable introductory volume for students, scholars and lay readers interested in exploring the great German thinker Max Weber's writings on the cultural, economic and above all religious differences between the Judeo-Christian West and the great civilizations of China and India.
Part I. Introduction: 1. Max Weber's Economic Ethic of the World Religions: a neglected social science classic? Thomas Ertman; Part II. Weber's Economic Ethic of the World Religions in the Context of his Overall Intellectual Project: 2. Max Weber's Sociology of Religion: a project in comparison and developmental history Wolfgang Schluchter; 3. Introductory remarks on Max Weber's Economic Ethic of the World Religions Hartmann Tyrell; Part III. Reassessing Weber on China: 4. Weber's religion of China Timothy Brook; 5. The Chinese state, social order and economic change R. Bin Wong; 6. Max Weber and patterns of Chinese history Dingxin Zhao; Part IV. Reassessing Max Weber on India: 7. Max Weber and Indian religions David Lorenzen; 8. Politics, state and empire in Weber's The Religions of India Philip Stern; 9. India in comparison: Max Weber's analytical agenda Martin Fuchs; Part V. Reassessing Max Weber on Ancient Israel: 10. Max Weber's sociological approach and ancient Israel: an archaeological critique William Dever; 11. Weber's Ancient Judaism: how well has it worn? Ziony Zevit; 12. Max Weber's sociology of Ancient Judaism as part of his project on the economic ethics of the world religions Eckart Otto; Part VI. Conclusion: 13. Living and dead in Max Weber's Economic Ethic of the World Religions Thomas Ertman; Index.
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