The Vocation Lectures

The Vocation Lectures

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Originally published separately, Weber's Science as a Vocation and Politics as a Vocation stand as the classic formulations of his positions on two related subjects that go to the heart of his thought: the nature and status of science and its claims to authority; and the nature and status of political claims and the ultimate justification for such claims. Together in this volume, these newly translated lectures offer an ideal point of entry into Weber's central project: understanding how, as Weber put it, "in the West alone there have appeared cultural manifestations [that seem to] go in the direction of universal significance and validity.

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ISBN-13: 9781624660306
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/15/2004
Series: Hackett Classics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 898,121
File size: 644 KB

About the Author

David Owen is Reader in Politics and Deputy Director of the Centre for Post-Analytic Philosophy, University of Southampton.
Tracy B. Strong is Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego.

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