Max Weber: The Lawyer as Social Thinker

Max Weber: The Lawyer as Social Thinker

by Stephen P. Turner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415114527

ISBN-13: 9780415114523

Pub. Date: 10/18/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book is the first account of the way in which Weber appropriated and modified sources in the legal tradition, in which he was trained, to construct his sociology. It leads directly to a new understanding of Weber's intent and his relations to the tradition of social and political theory. the book takes the reader into the heart of Weber's conceptualizations of

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This book is the first account of the way in which Weber appropriated and modified sources in the legal tradition, in which he was trained, to construct his sociology. It leads directly to a new understanding of Weber's intent and his relations to the tradition of social and political theory. the book takes the reader into the heart of Weber's conceptualizations of action and social science, without ever giving the impression that these are rarefied and marginal issues. This is an important book for understanding the significance of one of the key sociologist's of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415114523
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/18/1994
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Introduction 2. Common Starting Points: The World Created by Purpose and the Concept of Action 3. Interests and Ideals 4. The Commands of Morality 5. Authority: States, Charisma, and Recht 6. Cause 7. Abstraction 8. Epilogue References Appendix

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