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Issues in translating Weber’s writings on economics

DOI https://doi.org/10.15543/MWS/2016/2/5

Sam Whimster



It is argued that only a semantic translation of Chapter 2 of Economy and Society can bring out the the train of Weber’s thinking as an economist. The existing Henderson and Parsons’ translation shifts Weber’s economic thinking into a neoclassical mode which fails to bring out sufficiently the nature of economic power and the relation between inequality and the ‘division of labour’. A glossary of key terms is provided at the end.

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