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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the profound influence of Max Weber’s The Protestant Ethic and The Spirit of Capitalism on our understanding of Franklin and the economic order he helped shape. In so challenging, it seeks to restore the deliberately incomplete and implicitly teleological economic ethos promoted by both Franklin and Smith...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (1): 151–189.
Published: 01 March 1978
... point, “Of course we must not forget that Puritanism included a world of contradictions” (The Protestant Ethic, p. 169). I think that his study of the relationship of Protestantism to capitalism would have been a much more valuable contribution to history and a much less vulnerable one...
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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 1983
... activities. At the same time there was the continued rejection of Weber’s thesis of a positive religious influence of Protestantism upon the capitalist spirit in the industrialized countries of the West. In re-examining the arguments for a rejection, Gordon Marshall underlines a misunderstanding...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 243–264.
Published: 01 December 2008
... instead of one has always posed difficulties for those seeking integrity between the ethical and the economical. For two groups of antebellum Protestants—the “clerical economists” and the “pastoral moralists”—this is where faculty psychology came in. Employing the tripartite scheme of conscience, self...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 381–404.
Published: 01 September 1984
..., or by the German historical economists-in short, by anything but a bias, a vestige of Marshall’s fundamentalist child- hood? This bias made Marshall, in Parsons’ opinion, a living example of Weber’s Protestant Ethic.6 Because of this, Marshall espoused a philoso- phy of history in which the ‘whole process...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in devising Der Bour- geois in 1913, to which Weber, himself having studied various forms of commer- cial partnerships in medieval Italy in his dissertation, responded in the fi rst and second version of his Protestant Ethic (which Langholm refers to in its inferior, older translation by Parsons rather...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (1): 187–188.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in devising Der Bour- geois in 1913, to which Weber, himself having studied various forms of commer- cial partnerships in medieval Italy in his dissertation, responded in the fi rst and second version of his Protestant Ethic (which Langholm refers to in its inferior, older translation by Parsons rather...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in medieval Italy in his dissertation, responded in the fi rst and second version of his Protestant Ethic (which Langholm refers to in its inferior, older translation by Parsons rather than in the recent translations by Kalberg and by Baehr and Wells). The crux of the matter in their discussion...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2006
... version of his Protestant Ethic (which Langholm refers to in its inferior, older translation by Parsons rather than in the recent translations by Kalberg and by Baehr and Wells). The crux of the matter in their discussion was whether the underlying ethical motives of capitalism emerged...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (4): 575–590.
Published: 01 November 1985
... . The theory of social and economic organization . Trans. A. M. Henderson and Talcott Parsons. Glencoe, Ill. Weber , Max 1948 . The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism . Trans. Talcott Parsons. New York. Weber , Max 1949 . The methodology of the social sciences . Trans. and ed...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (3): 437–458.
Published: 01 September 2001
....'” Translated by Louis Schneider. Social Science Quarterly 56 : 24 -36. ____. [1904-5] 1976 . The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism . Translated by Talcott Parsons. New York: Scribner's. Max Weber’s Analysis of Marginal Utility Theory and Psychology Revisited: Latent Propositions...
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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 1983
..., there is an effective causality in which the Protestant ethic unambigu- ously determines the capitalist spirit, as indicated by the “sporadic writings” of a few capitalist enterprisers. Their religious beliefs confirm a causal relationship between the preachings and the spirit (p. 234). But there is also a third...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (2): 344–345.
Published: 01 June 1987
..., ending in 1648, left behind a devastated and depopu- lated landscape. Both these events are usually held to have played a major part in the development of early-modern economic discourse: Luther and Calvin contrib- uted to the formation of a ‘Protestant ethic’ which Sombart saw as playing...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (2): 329–359.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of Affect .” Psychological Review 81 : 119 – 45 . Spencer Herbert . 1902 . The Principles of Ethics , vol. 1 . New York : D. Appleton Co . Weber Max . (1905)2009 . The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism . New York : Oxford University Press . Withers Glenn...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 1984
..., 1982. Pp. ix, 207. $19.95. The rise and expansion of modem capitalism in non-Western non-Christian Japan compel a re-examination of the relationship between cultural values and economic development in the tradition of Max Weber’s Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism. Professor...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 341–344.
Published: 01 December 2008
... French political economy. Donald Frey is professor of economics at Wake Forest University. He has research interests in the economics of education and the history of economic moral thought. He has published journal and encyclopedia articles on the Protestant ethic thesis, Daniel Raymond, Francis...
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History of Political Economy (1970) 2 (1): 66–96.
Published: 01 March 1970
... was directly de- rived from and applied to economic systems has been so generally overlooked that he has received no recognition for his persistent effort to find an integral place for economic systems in economic science- apart from the “Protestant ethic.” In addition to specifying “ systems...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 1978
... that typists’ errors could be corrected from it when the occasion Introduction by the editors 3 arose, or if something should happen to me. The fourth chapter is on Protestant Social Ethics, Reformation to the end of the seven- teenth century-largely on the Weber...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 89–107.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and culture, Herfsttij der Middeleeuwen, the prominent Dutch historian Johan Huiz- inga (1921, 40) suggested that Protestantism and the Renaissance gave avarice [hebzucht] an ethical content, legalizing it as a useful furthering of prosperity. This view does not apply to Lutheranism. Luther’s...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (2): 300–301.
Published: 01 June 1977
... sociological analysis in his Agrarverhiiltnisse im Altertum. The textile mill of his uncle provided the prototype for the influence of the Protestant ethic upon the capitalist spirit. His major work of Economy and Society was prompted by an invitation of a publisher to edit the Grundrisse der...