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An Introduction to the Lucas Papers

In the following weeks my purpose of primary importance is to form a coherent view on the Lucas Papers held at Rubenstein Library, Duke University. I have the photocopies of all the relevant boxes and folders, so the work can start now. 158 palabras más


The History of History 10: More Words about Weber and Protestants

This week, we began class by returning to Albert Soboul’s essay “Classes and Class Struggles During the French Revolution.” Using Marx’s framework of historical transitions, Soboul writes about the French transition from feudalism to capitalism. 1.160 palabras más


A Tale of Two Ethics

Source: Charlemagne, The Economist, October 1

The phrases “ethic of conviction” and “ethic of responsibility” mean little to most English-speakers. In Germany the equivalent terms – … 939 palabras más

End of Days

Autumn is my favorite of the seasons, for its natural elements and, inextricably, for the human responses we have projected on to them.  It is the time of John Keats’ “Ode to Autumn” ( 556 palabras más


Sociology Spotlight-Max Weber On Objectivity

During the late 1800’s and early 1900’s societies and thought processes surrounding how societies should behave were being formed.  Karl Emil Maximilian “Max” Weber was one of those that was helping to shape these thought processes.  560 palabras más


O que é capitalismo?

O Brasil é capitalista? O capitalismo é culpado por vários problemas que observamos no Brasil? E outros países? A China é hoje um país de economia capitalista, ainda que com política socialista (ou comunista)? 1.062 palabras más


How Life Chances Matter

In 1964, a television show was conceptualized by the UK-based production house Granada Television, that followed the lives of 14 British children belonging to diverse backgrounds since they were seven-years-old. 678 palabras más

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