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  1. Max Weber and Michel Foucault

    Parallel Life-Works

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Max Weber and Michael Foucault are among the most controversial and fascinating thinkers of our century. This book is the first to jointly analyse them in detail, and to make effective links between their lives and work; it coincides with a substantial resurgence of interest in their writings. The...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Genesis of Modernity

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    The Genesis of Modernity reconstructs the ideas of three of the most important social and political theorists of the Twentieth Century, Max Weber, Michel Foucault and Eric Voegelin, on the distant roots and sources of modernity.Drawing upon the conceptual tools of social theory and political...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Comedy and the Public Sphere

    The Rebirth of Theatre as Comedy and the Genealogy of the Modern Public Arena

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    The book aims at reframing the discussion on the "public sphere," usually understood as the place where the public opinion is formed, through rational discussion. The aim of this book is to give an account of this rationality, and its serious shortcomings, examining the role of the media and the...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Sociology, Religion and Grace

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Grace is a central concept of theology, while the term also has a wide range of meanings in many fields. For the first time in book format, the sociology of grace (or enchantment) is comprehensively explained in detail, with fascinating results. The author’s writings on this topic take...

    Published August 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Reflexive Historical Sociology

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book reconstructs and brings together the work of a number of social and political theorists in order to gain new insight on the emergence and character of modern Western society. It examines the intersection point of social theory and historical sociology in a new theoretical approach called...

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

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