From Max Weber: Essays in sociology
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From Max Weber: Essays in sociology

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FROM MAX WEBER:
Essays
m
Sociolosy
/
From Marianne Weber's
Miix Wtbci
:
em
Lebensbild
MAX WEBER
FROM MAX WEBER:
Essays in Sociology
TRANSLATED, EDITED, AND WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY
H. H.
GERTH
and
C.
WRIGHT MILLS
NEW YORK OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
1946
Copyright 1946 by Oxford University Press,
New
York, Inc.
PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
X rel; reiace
One hundred and fifty years ago A. F, Tytler of Translation: To give a complete transcript
imitate the styles of the original author;
original text. In presenting selections
set forth three Principles
of the original ideas; to
and
to preserve the ease of the
from
Max Weber
to
an EngHsh-
we hope we have met the first demand, that of faithfulness to the original meaning. The second and the third demands are often disputable in translating German into English, and, in the case of Max
reading public,
Weber, they are quite debatable.
The
genius of the
German language
sentences.
has allowed for a twofold
stylistic
tradition.
One
tradition corresponds to the drift of English towards brief
and grammatically lucid
of thought in
Such sentences carry transparent
first.
trains
which
first
things stand
Friedrich Nietzsche,
Georg
Christoph Lichtenberg, and Franz Kafka are eminent
sentatives of this tradition.
among
the ...

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MAX WEBER