Intellectual Work and the Spirit of Capitalism: Weber's Calling

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Palgrave Macmillan UK, May 29, 2014 - Political Science - 266 pages
This book offers a unique and accessible way of conceptualizing the vocations of art, science, and politics in the capitalist world through an examination of some neglected features of the work of the scholar who first traced their origins and consequences in 'the West': Max Weber.

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Thomas Kemple is Professor of Sociology at the University of British Columbia, Canada. His previous publications include Reading Marx Writing: Melodrama, the Market, and the ''Grundrisse'', and articles in the Journal of Classical Sociology and Theory, Culture & Society.

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