Tag Archives: Max Weber

What is Money?

“Money is not a “mere voucher for unspecified utilities”, which could be altered at will without any fundamental effect on the character of the price system as a struggle of man against man. “Money” is, rather, primarily a weapon in … Continue reading

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“What ‪Money‬ Wants: An ‪Economy‬ of Desire” is a groundbreaking book that will change the way you think about money

What in everyday life is an obvious truth, namely, that in some sense or another, people want money— is basically unthinkable in economic terms. Herein lies the starting point for the main argument of this book. If desire for money … Continue reading

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Max Weber in America

Me and my wife visited the United States in 1904 after sending the first part of “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism” to press. The trip was a turning point in my life and it played a pivotal … Continue reading

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