2007-10-15

2007-10-15 - o Life is complex o People can have multiple...

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Max Weber (1864 – 1920) a. Types of Authority o Traditional Authority by custom or habit People have always done it a certain way and they will continue to do it o Charismatic Weakest form of authority Power derived from persona of the leader, charisma o Rational – Legal Most important Authority found on written rules People will submit to authority if it is in written law Constitution Legal system b. Class, Status, Party o There are multiple ways to group people besides economically o Class Economic and social resources o Status Moral evaluation or worth a group of people may have Ex. respect of doctors is higher than respect of mechanics Education is one type of status o Party Access to political party c.
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Unformatted text preview: o Life is complex o People can have multiple grouping as opposed to Marx Ex. Artist Poor, but have higher status in society o Spirit of Capitalism Greed and desire for money have always existed Cant be the cultural basis of capitalism There is some sort of secular astheticism There is actually some restraint One needs capital to make capital The capital is reinvested back into the company Pleasures are forgone for the company and the cycle goes on and on. This idea comes from the reformation The protestant work ethic The Protestant Work Ethic Capitalism gets started by frugal people reinvesting their money...
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