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" The transcendental presupposition of every cultural science lies not in our finding a certain culture or any "culture" in general to be valuable but rather in the fact that we are cultural beings, endowed with the capacity and the will to take a deliberate... "
Evolution and Human Values - Page 41
edited by - 1995 - 251 pages
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Culture and Depression: Studies in the Anthropology and Cross-Cultural ...

Arthur Kleinman, Byron J. Good, Byron Good - Social Science - 1985 - 535 pages
...in mood that is associated with an irrevocable loss. As self-conscious beings, humans are "endowed with the capacity and the will to take a deliberate...attitude towards the world and to lend it significance" (Weber 1949:81; emphasis in original). This attitude or stance, as in Schutz (1970), or perspective,...
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The Critique of Pure Modernity: Hegel, Heidegger, and After

David Kolb - History - 1986 - 316 pages
...presupposition of every cultural science lies ... in the fact that we are cultural beings, endowed with the capacity and the will to take a deliberate...attitude towards the world and to lend it significance" (Roth and Schluchter 1979, 73n). The Kantian echo is deliberate in this quote, but in opposition to...
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Communicative Action: Essays on Jürgen Habermas's The Theory of ...

Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Institut F Axel Honneth, Axel Honneth, Hans Joas, Ernst Troeltsch Professor for the Sociology of Religion Hans Joas - Philosophy - 1991 - 301 pages
...the other end of the spectrum we encounter its self-reflexive form: an attempt to place the ability to 'take a deliberate attitude towards the world and to lend it significance'45 at the centre of a theoretically articulate and research-oriented image of man and...
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The Philosophy of Economics: An Anthology

Daniel M. Hausman - Business & Economics - 1994 - 469 pages
...any "culture" in general to be valuable but rather in the fact that we are cultural beings, endowed with the capacity and the will to take a deliberate...attitude towards the world and to lend it significance. Whatever this significance may be, it will lead us to judge certain phenomena of human existence in...
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Published Essays: 1922-1928, Volume 7

Eric Voegelin, Gilbert Weiss - Political Science - 1989 - 362 pages
...general to be valuable but rather in the fact that we are cultural beings, endowed with the capacity and will to take a deliberate attitude towards the world and to lend it significance. '"' Neo-Kantian Normlogik first postulated an ontological distinction between the physical world (the...
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The Social Meaning of Modern Biology

Howard L. Kaye - Bioethics - 1997 - 208 pages
...of our modern cultures, while the genetic utilitarianism of the Wilsonians ignores those aspects of our personalities and cultures, such as our cruelty...world and ourselves in the process (Weber 1949, 81). Unfortunately, all too many social scientists and humanists have forgotten this as well (Wolfe 1993)....
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Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective

Joyce Oldham Appleby, Professor of History Joyce Appleby, Elizabeth Covington, Allison Sneider, David Hoyt, Michael Latham - Philosophy - 1996 - 559 pages
...any "culture" in general to be valuable but rather in the fact that we are cultural beings, endowed with the capacity and the will to take a deliberate...attitude towards the world and to lend it significance. Whatever this significance may be, it will lead us to judge certain phenomena of human existence in...
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Max Weber and Modern Sociology, Volume 5

Arun Sahay - Social Science - 1998 - 111 pages
...presupposition of every cultural science lies ... in the fact that we are cultural beings, endowed with the capacity and the will to take a deliberate...attitude towards the world and to lend it significance. Whatever this significance may be, it will lead us to judge certain phenomena of human existence in...
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Myths, Models, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Stephen W. Twing - Political Science - 1998 - 213 pages
...or any 'culture' in general as valuable but rather in the fact that we are cultural beings, endowed with the capacity and the will to take a deliberate...attitude towards the world and to lend it significance." 14 Like those of Durkheim, Weber's cultural studies involved the study of religion. In perhaps his...
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Exploration and Contestation in the Study of World Politics

Peter J. Katzenstein, Robert Owen Keohane, Stephen D. Krasner - Business & Economics - 1999 - 421 pages
...expression to the distinctive attributes of social action and social order, namely, the human capacity and will "to take a deliberate attitude towards the world and to lend it significance."11 Thus, the task of interpreting the significance that social actors attribute to actions...
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