The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism


The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism

Max Weber ; new introduction and translation by Stephen Kalberg.

Blackwell Pub., 2002

3rd ed

  • : pbk


Protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus

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Published by arrangement with Roxbury Pub. Co., Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes



First published in 1905 The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism is one of the most renowned and controversial works of modern social science. It is a brilliant book which studies the psychological conditions which made possible the development of capitalist civilization.


Introduction to the Translation:Stephen Kalberg. Introduction to The Protestant Ethic:Stephen Kalberg. Glossary. Part I: The Problem:. 1. Religious Affiliation and Social Stratification. 2. The Spirit of Capitalism. 3. Luther's Conception of the Calling. Task of the Investigation. Part II: The Vocational Ethic of Ascetic Protestantism:. 4. The Religious Foundations of This-Worldly Asceticism. Calvinism. Pietism. Methodism. The Baptizing Sects and Churches. 5. Asceticism and the Spirit of Capitalism. The Protestant Sects and the Spirit of Capitalism: Trans. Hans H. Gerth and C. Wright Mills. "Prefatory Remarks" to Collected Essays in the Sociology of Religion (1920). Notes for The Protestant Ethic. Notes for The Protestant Sects. Notes for Prefatory Remarks. Name Index. Subject Index.

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