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Max Weber was born 150 years ago on the 21st of April, 1864. To mark his upcoming anniversary, the Max Weber Programme is posting this page to celebrate Weber’s intellectual legacy. Later in 2014 a special Max Weber Lecture on 15 October by Peter Ghosh of the University of Oxford, and the author of a [...]

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Guilty as Charged. Human Well-Being and the Irrelevance of Political Science

Max Weber Lecture by
Bo Rothstein, University of Gothenburg
16 April 2014, 17.00-18.30, Refettorio, Badia Fiesolana
Recently, a public debate has started questioning the relevance of political science.  In the United States, public funding for political science research is under attack in the Congress and major newspapers have carried articles about this issue. In this talk, this problem [...]

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