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Project Limelight-Max Weber -Part 2


We often hear people say that they are very disciplined and we give them credit for it. But Weber tells us that the one who is disciplined is a- "narrow specialists without mind, pleasure-seekers without heart. And why does he says so ? Weber gives us answer to why does a factory worker goes to work everyday doing the same thing again and again, how did the humans managed to enforce this mechanical aspect in us which is not natural to human beings and the answer to it lay in understanding what is "Conditioned Habitus". Weber views the society as a “three-fold system [...]

Project Limelight-Max Weber -Part 22017-07-22T15:05:43+05:30

Project Limelight – Max Weber – Part 1


Part -1: Max Weber’s in the Twenty-first Century Note:- The civil service examination will be incomplete without understanding certain individuals - be it Gandhi or Max Weber. Understanding Gandhi is central to understand India, its values,  its ethos, its ethics and its contradiction. Same can be said for Max Weber, without him our understanding of bureaucracy will be incomplete. This is our attempt not only to help you understand Weber but help you answer question related to him or bureaucracy (UPSC asked a  question on him in Mains 2016 GS paper- Expect more of similar questions). And yes, we are expanding [...]

Project Limelight – Max Weber – Part 12017-07-22T07:36:07+05:30