Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Wissenschaftslehre.Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1922 Stock Code: 146086
First edition, first impression, of the German sociologist and political economist's collected writings on the methodology of social sciences, published posthumously by his widow Marianne. "Arguably the foremost social theorist of the twentieth century, Max Weber is known as a principal architect of modern social science along with Karl Marx and Emil Durkheim. Weber's wide-ranging contributions gave critical impetus to the birth of new academic disciplines such as sociology and public administration as well as to the significant reorientation in law, economics, political science, and religious studies. His methodological writings were instrumental in establishing the self-identity of modern social science as a distinct field of inquiry; he is still claimed as the source of inspiration by empirical positivists and their hermeneutic detractors alike" (SEP).
Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt.
Neat early ownership signature to front free endpaper. Light rubbing to extremities, some pencilled annotations. A very good copy.
See Sung Ho Kim, "Max Weber" in Edward N. Zalta (ed.), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2012 Edition).
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