This rich and assured book is a major contribution to the growing Weber industry. It reveals Weber's theory of modernity in a new and unexpected light.
Table of Contents
Preface, Abbreviations, Introduction, 1. The Coherence of the Concept of Modernity, 2. The Theory of Culture, 3. The Illusion of the Epoch, 4. The Zwischenbetrachtung: Theory of Modernity or Theory of Culture? 5. The Zwischenbetrachtung: A Dual Theory of Tragedy, 6. Dogmatism, Vanity, Vocation: The Political Personality, Conclusion, Notes, Bibliography, Index