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„Es ist mit den Geschäften wie mit dem Tanze; Personen, die gleichen Schritt halten, müssen sich unentbehrlich werden; ein wechselseitiges Wohlwollen muß notwendig daraus entstehen…“ J.W.
Tag » Max Weber
From Elective Affinities and Selection to Base/Superstructure and Back - an Attempt at Salvaging Concepts
I am not sure what it says about me, but in my career as a sociologist, I have been drawn to some of the more controversial issues of my time. 1.416 more words
di Michele Marsonet. Si sa che la storia non si fa con i “ma” e con i “se”. Gli avvenimenti, una volta conclusi, assumono una dimensione di inevitabilità che sfugge del tutto al nostro potere e si pietrificano immobili, a disposizione degli storici ai quali spetta analizzare cause, ragioni e conseguenze sugli eventi successivi.576 more words
In 1962, Masaki Kobayashi directed a film with the controversial practice of harakiri, or ritual suicide by disembowelment, as its primary focus. The film operates in 1630s Tokugawa Japan: a time of great social and economic change and uncertainty with repercussions not unlike those Japan experienced after the end of World War II. 1.305 more words
There is a strange and largely unnoticed return of Orientalism into the social-scientific debate. The anti-rationalist turn against what often is perceived to be a continued stranglehold of Cartesian mind-body dualism now often seeks to ally itself with ‘Eastern thought’. 6.708 more words