"Weber examines constitutional questions, problems of democracy, socialism, and economic policy, always with careful attention to the moral claims of political antagonists and their intellectual basis. The texts show his power as an analyst of politics and make clear that a serious consequentialist understanding of political life requires subtlety and historical understanding." Ethics
Generally known as a founder of modern social science, Max Weber (1864-1920) was concerned with politics throughout his life. This edition spans his career to illustrate his thoughts on the fate of Germany and the nature of politics in the modern Western state within an age of cultural disenchantment.