max weber :
- n United States abstract painter (born in Russia) (1881-1961)
- n German sociologist and pioneer of the analytic method in sociology (1864-1920)
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- An Iron 'Game Of Thrones': Otto von Bismarck And The Making And Unmaking Of Germany
The famed German sociologist Max Weber gave political science its canonical definition of the state in his 1918 “Politics as a Vocation” lecture. The state is a community that has a “monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force” in an area. Another definition from that lecture builds off of it. Politics is the “striving to share power or striving to influence the distribution of power either ...
Sept. 10, 2013 - Forbes