Dr. Zhang Chunjie (University of California, Davis): „Weber, China, and Cultural Pessimism“

Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, KWZ 0.607 Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, Göttingen

Abstract: This talk attempts to read Max Weber's treatise on Chinese Confucianism and Taoism, contained in his magnum opus Wirtschaftsethik der Weltreligionen, as a critique of a rationalism that Weber sees as the core component of Christian puritanism and as the foundational force for the rise of capitalism in Europe and America. This talk is […]