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Max Weber and Karl Marx
A discussion of Max Weber's theory as a critique of Karl Marx.
# 70454 | 920 words | 4 sources | APA | 2003 | US

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This paper analyzes Max Weber's interpretive sociological theory and asks whether Weber intended it to be a critique of Karl Marx. The paper explains that Weber's theory asserts that human actions are based on a complex mix of outside influences and individual motivations. Then the paper examines Marx's theory, which attempts to explain how individual economic relationships are the base of all social relationships.

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"Max Weber's interpretive sociology attempted to understand human behavior by examining the meanings beneath human actions. Weber believed that human actions arose from a complex mix of individual motivations and outside influences and..."

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