Max Weber

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Max Weber
Weber in 1894
BornKarl Emil Maximilian Weber
21 Apryle 1864(1864-04-21)
Erfurt, Saxony, Proushie
Dee'd14 Juin 1920(1920-06-14) (aged 56)
Munich, Bavarie, Germany
NaitionalityProushie (1864-1871)
German Empire (1871-1918)
Weimar Republic (1918-1920)
Alma mater
  • Varsity o Berlin
  • Varsity o Heidelberg
Kent for
Scientific career
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Law
  • Politics
  • Philosophy
Doctoral advisorLevin Goldschmidt

Karl Emil Maximilian "Max" Weber (German: [ˈmaks ˈveːbɐ]; 21 Aprile 1864 – 14 Juin 1920) wis a German sociologist, philosopher, jurist, an poleetical economist whase ideas profoondly influenced social theory an social resairch.[4] Weber is eften citit, wi Émile Durkheim an Karl Marx, as amang the three foonders o sociology.[5][6][7][8][9] Weber wis a key proponent o methodological antipositivism, arguin for the study o social action throu interpretive (rather nor purely empiricist) means, based on unnerstaundin the purpose an meanin that indiveeduals attach tae thair ain actions. Unlik Durkheim, he did nae believe in monocausality an rather proponed that for ony ootcome thare can be multiple causes.[10]

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  1. Bellamy, Richard (1992), Liberalism and Modern Society, Polity, p. 165.
  2. Bendix, Reinhard; Roth, Guenther (1971), Scholarship and Partisanship: Essays on Max Weber, University of California Press, p. 244, ISBN 9780520041714.
  3. "Deutsche Biographie" (in German). Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  4. "Max Weber", Encyclopædia Britannica (online ed.), 20 Apryle 2009.
  5. Kim, Sung Ho (24 August 2007). "Max Weber". Encyclopaedia of Philosophy. Stanford. Retrieved 17 Februar 2010.
  6. Max Weber; Hans Heinrich Gerth; Bryan S. Turner (7 Mairch 1991). From Max Weber: essays in sociology. Psychology Press. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-415-06056-1. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2011.
  7. Radkau, Joachim and Patrick Camiller (2009). Max Weber: A Biography. Trans. Patrick Camiller. Polity Press. ISBN 978-0-74564147-8.
  8. Giddens, Anthony (1971). Capitalism and Modern Social Theory: an Analysis of the Writings of Marx, Durkheim and Max Weber. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-52109785-1.
  9. Auguste Comte, Marx and Weber: Benton, Ted (1977). Philosophical Foundations of the Three Sociologies. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. ISBN 0-71008593-1.
  10. Tiryakian, Edward A. (2009). For Durkheim: Essays in Historical and Cultural Sociology. Routledge. p. 321. ISBN 0-75467155-0.