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All the Good Stuff that Cannot be Measured

Yanis Varoufakis talks about the neoclassical economic tradition and its (futile and detrimental) attempt to quantify non-quantifiable phenomena. Such a debate has been raging on in the social sciences for quite some time, and continues today. 115 kata lagi

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Profile Response: Patrick Walsh, New York, NY

Patrick Walsh is Irish Catholic to the core; a literary man of deep sensibility who absorbs the marvel and futility of life at every turn. The fifth child of eleven, Patrick was raised in The Bronx and Staten Island. 786 kata lagi

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CHARITY & How the Calvinistic Work Ethic Undercuts It

by Bob Whitesel D.Min., Ph.D., 8/1/16.

The Protestant work ethic was first described by Max Weber as growing out of a Calvinistic emphasis upon two things: 703 kata lagi

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CFP: Authority beyond the Law: Traditional and Charismatic Authority in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Ioannou Centre, Oxford, 3 December 2016

Call for papers: Authority beyond the Law: Traditional and Charismatic Authority in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Ioannou Centre, Oxford, 3 December 2016.
Deadline: 16th September 2016. 358 kata lagi

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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

“The Puritan wanted to work in a calling; we are forced to do so. For when asceticism was carried out of monastic cells into everyday life, and began to dominate worldly morality, it did its part in building the tremendous cosmos of the modern economic order. 204 kata lagi

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Trump epitomizes the "charismatic leader" where power is personal

By Christopher B. Daly

Nothing so aptly captures the phenomenon of Donald Trump as the social theory laid out more than a century ago by the German social thinker Max Weber. 1.023 kata lagi

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