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" Even when such emotions are found in a degree of intensity of which the observer himself is completely incapable, he can still have... "
Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements - Page 2
edited by - 2001 - 370 pages
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Max Weber : critical assessments. 2,3

Peter Hamilton - Sociologists - 1991 - 320 pages
...thesis, but in fact no such theoretical paternity can be demonstrated. 13. Eg Weber 1978: 6 = 1964: 5; "The more we ourselves are susceptible to such emotional reactions as anxiety, anger, ambition, envy, jealously, love, enthusiasm, pride, vengefulness, loyalty, devotion, and appetites of all sorts, and...
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Readings in the Philosophy of Social Science

Michael Martin, Lee C. McIntyre - Science - 1994 - 785 pages
...a certain way, the goals of someone "trying to achieve certain ends by choosing appropriate means," "anxiety, anger, ambition, envy, jealousy, love, enthusiasm,...vengefulness, loyalty, devotion and appetites of all sorts" ([17], pp. 9lf.). In the previously cited article, Watkins makes it clear that individualistic explanations...
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Postmodernism and Race

Eric Mark Kramer - Social Science - 1997 - 191 pages
...to an opposing set of criteria to offset the scourge of rationalism. According to Weber (1978: 6), "The more we ourselves are susceptible to such emotional...conduct which grows out of them, the more readily can we empathize with them." The irrational, incoherent, obscene, and erratic aspects of technological...
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Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture

P. David Marshall - Social Science - 1997 - 290 pages
...reunify a fragmented worldview. At the very least, researchers must be sympathetic to its reality: "The more we ourselves are susceptible to such emotional...conduct which grows out of them, the more readily can we empathize with them."7 This empathy is as far as Weber goes in working through the legitimate...
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Sociology of Education: Major Themes

Stephen J. Ball - Education - 2000 - 2416 pages
...4). This includes a broad range of experience that affects one's construction of meaning. including 'anxiety. anger. ambition. envy. jealousy. love. enthusiasm....loyalty. devotion. and appetites of all sorts' and the conduct that issues from them (p. 6). Weber categorizes the types of social action analytically...
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Talk of Love: How Culture Matters

Ann Swidler - Family & Relationships - 2001 - 300 pages
...then argues that wideranging emotional empathy is also useful for understanding nonrational action. ("The more we ourselves are susceptible to such emotional...conduct which grows out of them, the more readily can we empathize with them.") Yet rational action still serves as the baseline for analysis: For the...
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Self, Symbols, and Society: Classic Readings in Social Psychology

Nathan Rousseau - Social Science - 2002 - 373 pages
...persons who abhor extreme rationalist fanaticism (such as the fanatic advocacy of the "rights of man"). The more we ourselves are susceptible to such emotional...conduct which grows out of them, the more readily can we empathize with them. Even when such emotions are found in a degree of intensity of which the...
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Max Weber and the New Century

Alan Sica - Biography & Autobiography - 201 pages
...frequentl3 quoted passages lies nearby, and gives particular strength to the hermeneutic wing of Weberians: "The more we ourselves are susceptible to such emotional...conduct which grows out of them, the more readily can we empathize with them." But what he gives with one hand, he retrieves with another, for in the...
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From Words to Numbers: Narrative, Data, and Social Science

Roberto Franzosi, Professor Roberto Franzosi, Franzosi Roberto - Political Science - 2004 - 476 pages
...engulfed by the process of capitalist rationalization: The "irrational" element of human character, "anxiety, anger, ambition, envy, jealousy, love, enthusiasm,...vengefulness, loyalty, devotion, and appetites of all sorts" all, in other words, that it means to be human (Weber, 1978, p. 6). In a wonderful little book, Albert...
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Max Weber's Economy and Society: A Critical Companion

Charles Camic, Philip S. Gorski, David M. Trubek - Social Science - 2005 - 403 pages
...l1ttle or no control. Weber repeatedly characterizes them as "irrational"; he refers, for instance, to "such emotional reactions as anxiety, anger, ambition,...and to the 'irrational' conduct which grows out of them,"8 and he speaks of certain actions as "affectually determined and thus irrational," as "affectually...
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