This book is the first edition in any language of all of Max Weber's writings on academic and political vocations. This collection comprises Max Weber's essays Science as a Vocation and Politics as a Vocation, newly translated and annotated, and 32 additional notes and articles which Weber wrote on academia. Most of these notes and articles have not appeared in English before.
About the Author
Gordon C. Wells has taught at German and British universities and with Peter Baehr translated an abridged version of Max Weber's The Russian Revolutions and The Protestant Ethic and the “Spirit” of Capitalism and Other Writings. He is now a freelance translator.
The editor, John Dreijmanis, is a retired political scientist with extensive teaching, research and administrative experience at a number of Canadian, American, British, South African, Polish, German and Chinese universities. He most recently taught political science at Universität Bremen.
Dreijmanis has many publications on the socio-economic and political transformations in Central and Eastern Europe and South Africa and on higher education policy and the labor market for educated people, including academics. His books include The Role of the South African Government in Tertiary Education (Johannesburg: South African Institute of Race Relations, 1988) and Government Coalitions in Western Democracies (co-ed. and co-author) (New York and London: Longman, 1982). He has also published in Parliamentary Affairs, Government and Opposition, Il Politico, Higher Education Review and in other journals.
About the Book
Max Weber made many significant interpretations of both academic and political vocations in his two lectures on “Science as a Vocation” (Wissenschaft als Beruf, 1917) and “Politics as a Vocation” (Politik als Beruf, 1919), as...
Republished in German translation as "Max Webers vollständige Schriften zu wissenschaftlichen und politischen Berufen," 2. überarbeitete Auflage (Bremen: Europäischer Hochschulverlag, 2012).
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LC Classification: LB775.W3724 2008
Dewey code: 378.001--dc22
BISAC: SOC041000 SOCIAL SCIENCE / Essays
BISAC: EDU042000 EDUCATION / Essays
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