Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Luk√°cs

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Max Weber on revolution

'Politics...takes both passion and perspective. Certainly all historical experience confirms the truth - that man would not have attained the possible unless time and again he had reached out for the impossible'
- Max Weber.

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At 7:12 pm, Anonymous a very public sociologist said...

Max Weber's an interesting fellow. Read much of him/about him?

 
At 11:34 am, Blogger Snowball said...

He is indeed a very interesting fellow - though sadly I have not read anything like as much about him as I should have done. I take it you have read the Kieran Allan book?

 

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