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  • adj. Of or relating to Max Weber (1864–1920), influential German sociologist and political economist.
  • adj. Of or relating to Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795-1878), a German anatomist and biologist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or named after a person named Weber (in the following phrases E. H. Weber, 1795-1833, a German anatomist and physiologist).


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Weber +‎ -ian


  • He might not wish to be described as a Weberian materialist (his last book was a beautiful account of the composition of the King James version of the Bible), but he devotes a good deal of space to the economic and religious substrata of the combat between Britain and its French and Spanish foes.

    Triumph at Trafalgar

  • The first is that of a quasi-Weberian re-enchantment of a denuded reality through re-conceptualisation.

    Ballardian » Better Living through Psychopathology

  • But what we see here, as in the Arar affair, is classic institution-speak, the utterances of a "good company man," the quintessential Weberian bureaucrat who does what he is told and questions nothing.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Under socialist constitutions, the law tends to be seen as an aspect of goal-based public administration rather than an independent location of Weberian legal professionalism.

    How lawyers think : Law is Cool

  • So while At All Costs is still a Weberian novel with clear definite sides, it manages also to be a darkly ambiguous one and that was one of the main reasons I consider it the best novel of the series and a top five sf novel of the 00's.

    Top Five SF Novel of the 00's - At All Costs by David Weber (Reviewed by Liviu Suciu)

  • However, what must be recognized is that this is not real social justice, but is only the kind of liberal-democratic social justice that allows for the continued reproduction of the working class (Marxist-Weberian defintion - see Allahar and Cote, 1998), from whose work surplus value is extracted, part of which is distributed to creative class professionals, or the new middle class information bourgeoisie (Keil, 2000).

    » Kingwell vs. Florida? • Spacing Toronto • understanding the urban landscape

  • Britain and its allies should not try to build a modern Weberian state in Kabul that has the monopoly on the use of violence and a self-financing, service-providing administrative apparatus.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • That Bill thinks developing a philosophy of praxis, or contributing to the debate over the Weberian analysis of class versus the Marxist humanist approach to class, is all about trivial polemics or academic rhetoric (rhetoric that is just fodder for the seminar room or for getting academics tenure) is a shocking admission.

    A Review of Capitalists and Conquerors, and an exchange

  • Most of the language in education that deals with class is grounded in a Weberian analysis of class as a lifestyle choice dealing with relations of consumption, not production.

    A Review of Capitalists and Conquerors, and an exchange

  • That Weberian formula (often expressed as "monopoly of force"), which has become such a cliche that Pinker parrots it without thought, does not describe either the State Pinker seems to long for nor the State we (20th Century Americans) nor our forebears actually live(d) under.

    Violence, Anarchy, and the State, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty


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