The social role of intellectuals was a pervasive motif in Weber's thought, particularly in his works on religion and politics. Comprehensively examining and extending Weber's work on the subject. Sadri offers a new perspective on the intelligentsia and their role in society. He also provides a synthetic typology of intellectuals spanning both Eastern and Western traditions. Culling Weber's observations from a broad and varied range of primary sources, Sadri lays a theoretical foundation for a Weberian sociology of intellectuals, providing a valuable resource for scholars interested in the reflections of this great thinker.