The Postmodern Significance of Max Weber's Legacy: Disenchanting Disenchantment - Koshul, B.
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One of Max Weber's contemporaries described him as 'a child of the Enlightenment born too late' whose work is a 'vitriolic attack on religion'. Subsequent Weber scholarship has largely affirmed this valuation of Weber and characterized his scholarship as a manifestation of the very disenchantment that Weber describes. In The Postmodern Significance of Max Weber's Legacy , Basit Koshul challenges this idea by showing Weber to be a postmodern thinker far ahead of his time.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
One of Max Weber's contemporaries described him as 'a child of the Enlightenment born too late' whose work is a 'vitriolic attack on religion'. Subsequent Weber scholarship has largely affirmed this valuation of Weber and characterized his scholarship as a manifestation of the very disenchantment that Weber describes. In The Postmodern Significance of Max Weber's Legacy , Basit Koshul challenges this idea by showing Weber to be a postmodern thinker far ahead of his time.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan; Palgrave Macmillan Us
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-1-349-53029-8
  • 1st ed. 2005
  • Seitenzahl: 192
  • Erscheinungstermin: 11. Oktober 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 229mm x 152mm x 10mm
  • Gewicht: 285g
  • ISBN-13: 9781349530298
  • ISBN-10: 1349530298
  • Artikelnr.: 45075199
Autorenporträt
BASIT BILAL KOSHUL is an Assistant Professor in the religion department at Concordia College, USA. He is in the process of completing a second PhD in religious studies.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction PART I: THE DISENCHANTMENT OF THE WORLD AND THE RELIGION/SCIENCE DIVIDE: AN ENLIGHTENMENT READING OF WEBER Disenchantment as the Fate of Our Times The Effects of Disenchantment on Practical Rationalization The Effects of Disenchantment on Theoretical Rationalization Religion and Science in Disenchanted Times: An Interpretation of Weber PART II: BEYOND THE ENLIGHTENMENT: WEBER ON FAITH AND SCIENCE IN A DISENCHANTED AGE The Dimension of Faith in Science The Empirical Dimension of Faith Weber the Person on Religion and Science PART III: THE VALUE OF SCIENCE IN A DISENCHANTED AGE: BRIDGING THE FACT/VALUE DICHOTOMY Science: A Uniquely Modern Way of Knowing Practical Rationalization and the Value of Science Meaning and Knowledge: Bridging the Fact/Value Dichotomy PART IV: THE CONCTITUTIVE COMPONENTS OF SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY: BRIDGING THE SUBJECT/OBJECT DICHOTOMY The Methodenstreit: The Issues and Parties A Logical Flaw in the Methodenstreit Imputation and Ideal Type: Bridging