The Protestant ethic and the "spirit" of capitalism and other writings

Max WEBER (Editor), William Peter BAEHR (Editor), Gordon C. WELLS (Editor)

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Abstract

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 and the fulfillment of one's worldly duties. Based on the original 1905 edition, this volume includes, along with Weber's treatise, an illuminating introduction, a wealth of explanatory notes, and exemplary responses and remarks-both from Weber and his critics-sparked by publication of The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherPenguin Books
ISBN (Print)9780140439212
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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Protestant Ethic
Capitalism
Wealth
Rise
Calvinist
Fulfillment
Dialectical Materialism
Moral Values
Max Weber
Treatise
Economy

Bibliographical note

The book is written by Max Weber; edited, translated, and with an introduction by Peter Baehr and Gordon C. Wells.

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WEBER, M., BAEHR, W. P., & WELLS, G. C. (Eds.) (2002). The Protestant ethic and the "spirit" of capitalism and other writings. Penguin Books.
WEBER, Max (Editor) ; BAEHR, William Peter (Editor) ; WELLS, Gordon C. (Editor). / The Protestant ethic and the "spirit" of capitalism and other writings. Penguin Books, 2002.
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