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University of the PeopleSOC 1502 Introduction to SociologyLearning Journal unit 1Max WeberMax Weber, a sociologist, economist, and philosopher, assumed an idealist stance for society (Little, Vyain, Scaramuzzo, Cody-Rydzewski,Griffiths, Strayer, Keirns, & McGivern, 2014). He also incorporated a religious aspect of being a Protestant in his theories regarding society and economics. He believed the key to progress is the disenchantment of the world; his example being the East is so much more advanced than the West but eventually, the West modernizing first because of their rationalism and the East holding on to “magical”thinking (Little et al., 2014). This disenchantment would help create a reason, logical thinking, and rationality which would eventually go on to become progress.Additionally, Max Weber spoke a lot about politics as hand in hand with power (Weber, 1965). He mentions how important force can be inestablishing a state and without force or violence, the purpose of a

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