The Barbarism of Reason: Max Weber and the Twilight of Enlightenment

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University of Toronto Press, 1994 - Social Science - 312 pages
A collection of essays that traces the contemporary significance of Weber's work for the tradition of Enlightenment political thought and its critiques. It takes up the problems Weber inherited from Enlightenment political discourse, his attempts to face the disintegration of the Enlightenment political project, and engages and advances the debates over Weber's ideas that have helped shape political thought up to the present debates over postmodernism. Paper edition (unseen), $24.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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