Max Weber's Rationalization Theory

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Max Weber Essay Andrea Castro Soc 351 Classical Theory Max Weber was the first child of a very large family to come. He was the eighth child that was born, and he was also the oldest. Not only was he the oldest of eight, but he was one of the six kids in the family that lived to transcend into adulthood. He was lucky too, because he contracted meningitis at the very young age of only four. His survival of the disease was amazing given he was born in 1864. While he fought the disease he still had to live with symptoms even long after the disease rid his body. In the year of 1889, Weber obtained a PhD and later accepted a job at the University of Berlin where he lectured (Appelrouth, Edles 2012: 126) Weber’s rationalization theory can be applied to household pets. For instance, our family recently had to say goodbye to our almost 13-year-old Border Collie, Bear. He had a mass near his shoulder that was growing rapidly making it nearly impossible to walk. As our mourning continues, we still feel that loneliness without a large dog in home. We have researched two different humane societies, and a no-kill shelter looking for a dog to welcome into our home. Some of the rules we must follow include, a size limit (imposed by our landlord), a dog that is child-friendly as well as dog friendly as we do have a five-year-old Lhasa Apso. These rules will help us find a new family pet that is suitable for our lifestyle. Another theory that can be applied to many situations
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