The Protestant Ethic and the "Spirit" of Capitalism and Other Writings
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ISBN10: 0140439218 ISBN13: 9780140439212 Contributors: Baehr, Peter R. (Editor); Wells, Gordon C. (Editor) Publisher: Penguin Classics Published: May 1 2002 Pages: 392 Weight: 0.70lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
In The Protestant Ethic, Max Weber opposes the Marxist concept of dialectical materialism and relates the rise of the capitalist economy to the Calvinist belief in the moral value of hard work and the fulfillment of one's worldly duties.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.