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... Weber: Sociologist, Philosopher and Political Economist Max Weber was born in 1884 and was a German philosopher, political economists and a sociologist whose works were in the sociology discipline. On top of that, he had influence on social theory and social research (Weber, 2009). He is regarded as the father of social science with Karl Marx and Emil Durkheim (Sung, Ho, 2007). He advocated for anti-positivism methodology where he argued that individuals attach their actions through understanding the purpose of social action.
His intellectual concerns were on rationalism, disenchantment and secularization in the hope of understanding capitalism and modernity (Habermas, 1990) which he viewed as the wo...