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The limits of rationality

Rogers Brubaker

The limits of rationality

an essay on the social and moral thought of Max Weber

by Rogers Brubaker

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weber, Max, -- 1864-1920.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p115-117. - Includes index.

    StatementRogers Brubaker.
    SeriesControversies in sociology -- 16
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM22.G3W4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,119p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20943156M
    ISBN 100043011721, 004301173X

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In The Limits of Rationality Rogers Brubaker explores the intimate and ambiguous interplay between Max Weber's empirical work and his moral vision, between his historical and sociological analysis of the 'specific and peculiar rationalism' of modern Western civilization and his deeply ambivalent moral response to that rationalism.

Weber's ideas about rationality are central to Cited by: In The Limits of Rationality Rogers Brubaker explores the intimate and ambiguous interplay between Max Weber's empirical work and his moral vision, between his historical and sociological analysis of the 'specific and peculiar rationalism' of modern Western civilization and his deeply ambivalent moral response to that rationalism.

Intended to introduce novices to rational choice theory, this accessible, interdisciplinary book collects writings by leading researchers.

The Limits of Rationality illuminates the rational choice paradigm of social and political behavior itself, identifies its limitations, clarifies the nature of current controversies, and offers suggestions for improving current models/5(2).

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The Limits of Rationality illuminates the rational choice paradigm of social and political behavior itself, identifies its limitations, clarifies the nature of current controversies, and offers suggestions for improving current the first section of the book, contributors consider the theoretical foundations of rational choice.

The most pressing problems of social life do involve the clash of ends and values and thus, according to Weber, cannot be solved in an objectively rational manner. Underlying Weber's emphasis on the limits of rationality is the idea that irreconcilable value conflict is endemic in the modern social world.

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Intended to introduce novices to rational choice theory, this accessible, interdisciplinary book collects writings by leading researchers. The Limits of Rationality illuminates the rational choice paradigm of social and political behavior itself, identifies its limitations, clarifies the nature of current controversies, and offers suggestions for improving current models.3/5(1).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: the limits of rationality / Margaret Levi [and others] --When rationality fails / Jon t: what might rationality fail.

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The essays here visit an impressive array of settings, including international. Abstract. The deployment of rationality can be limited by the lack of knowledge. But it can also be limited by the nature of the topic itself, although we have difficulties accepting that in an era so pre-eminently informed by the rational.

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