October 27th Sociology 2S06 - Biography of Max Weber Continued F Recovery from the collapse Started to recover from his severe depression is 1903 six

October 27th Sociology 2S06 - Biography of Max Weber...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 3 pages.

Biography of Max Weber- Continued F) Recovery from the collapse Started to recover from his severe depression is 1903, six years after the breakdown Returned to academic work- 1904 He never fully recovered but he was able to function After he moved into a very productive period of writing and some of his most famous work was produced during this period 1) Travel to United states Was invited to give a lecture in 1904 There was a very positive feedback from his lecture He noted that American capitalism was dominated by large corporations that took the form of bureaucracies Noticed that many successful businessmen were protestants Return to research and writing Wrote a book called the protestant ethic and the spirit of Capitalism (1905) Living off of inheritance from his grandfather (1907) He started working on the book Economic and society in 1909 The book tied together his interests in religion, capitalism, stratification, power, rationalization, bureaucracy and organizations In 1910 he helped to build the German Sociological society in 1910- which helped developed sociology as a discipline in Germany.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture