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Max Weber

(1864—1920) German economist and sociologist

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Weber, Max

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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Social sciences, Politics
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814 words

Although Max Weber (1864–1920) is regarded as one of the founders of twentieth-century sociology, Weber's university appointments were

Weber, Max

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
Subject:
Religion
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342 words

(1864–1920).

Major scholar and sociologist, who is regarded, alongside E. Durkheim, as a founder of the sociology

Weber, Max

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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2002
Subject:
Social sciences
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1,370 words

(1864–1920)

German sociologist—and social scientist, more broadly—who made essential contributions to the study of politics, the state, economic

Weber, Max

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
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Literature
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55 words

(Erfurt, 1864–1920, Munich),

a noted economist and sociologist who developed religious sociology; he published a series of essays including

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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51 words

He advanced the concept of ‘ideal types’, generalized models of social situations, as a method of analysis. In his book

Weber, Max

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David Beetham

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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2012
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Social sciences, Politics
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828 words

Although Max Weber is regarded as one of the founders of twentieth-century sociology, his university appointments were all in political

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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2009
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53 words
(1864–1920) An eminent and highly influential German sociologist. He wrote quite extensively on both Hinduism and Buddhism from a theoretical perspective. Among his works is ... ... More
Weber, Karl Emil Maximilian (Max)

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M. J. Inwood

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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Philosophy
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157 words
(1864–1920). German sociologist, whose polymathy defied his characterization of our age as one of specialization and bureaucracy. Men attach meanings to their actions and these ... More
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Sam Whimster

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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660 words

(1864–1920), German sociologist.

Max Weber was the author of one of the most important theses for the emergence of modern capitalism in the West, ...

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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German social scientist and political economist who became a founding father of modern sociology. Weber studied legal and economic history at several German universities. After a ... More

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