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Max Weber

German sociologist, philosopher, and political economist


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Maximilian Karl Emil Weber was a German sociologist, historian, jurist, and political economist, who is regarded as among the most important theorists of the development of modern Western society. His ideas profoundly influence social theory and research. Despite being recognized as one of the fathers of sociology along with Auguste Comte, Karl Marx, and Émile Durkheim, Weber saw himself not as a sociologist but as a historian.

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Heidelberg University

Public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

University of Freiburg

University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university in Berlin, Germany

University of Vienna

Public university in Vienna, Austria

University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

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