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  Weber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Weber defined an electromagnetic unit for electric current which was applied to measurements of current made by the deflection of the magnetic needle of a galvanometer.
Weber improved the tangent galvanometer invented by Hermann von Helmholtz and built an electrodynamometer suitable for studying the force produced by one electric current on another: when the same current passes through two concentric coils placed at right angles to each other, the resulting torque depends on the square of the current.
Weber put forward in 1871 the view that atoms contain positive charges that are surrounded by rotating negative particles and that the application of an electric potential to a conductor causes the negative particles to migrate from one atom to another.
chem.ch.huji.ac.il /~eugeniik/history/weber.html   (2364 words)

  
 Weber
Weber’s main objective is the refutation of Marx, and his case is made rather succinctly.
Weber states that ideology and religion were not epiphenomenal as was predicated by Marx.
Weber attempts to trace the paramount factors in the rise of the capitalist zest in these religious systems by looking at key structural elements of each faith.
www.vanderbilt.edu /AnS/Anthro/Anth234/weber.htm   (1029 words)

  
 Vision - Max Weber - A Compulsion for Work   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Weber’s father was a political and social climber, a leading pro-Bismarckian politician and member of the Reichstag during Max’s childhood.
Weber’s own puritanical tendencies—a compulsion for work and a fear of the intellectual and spiritual dangers of self-indulgence—became evident at university when he was in his early 20s.
Weber continued to work on other important ethical, social and economic questions, being credited as one of the founders of the discipline of sociology in the process.
www.vision.org /jrnl/0410/bvmweber.html   (1011 words)

  
 Max Weber
Catholicism, Weber argues, was tolerant towards the acquisition of earthly gain and winked at lavish expenditure, an idea engendered by hierarchical structure of the Church (which required struggling and jockeying for "position") as well as its own tradition of lavish expenditure (the church) and its oft-used earthly powers of forgiveness for sin.
Weber's 1905 thesis (echoed independently by R.H. Tawney) was naturally quickly disputed and has since been more or less discredited as a "complete" theory of the rise of the capitalism.
Weber's other contributions to economics were several: these include a (seriously researched) economic history of Roman agrarian society (his 1891 habilitiation), his work on the dual roles of idealism and materialism in the history of capitalism in his Economy and Society (1914), present Weber on his anti-Marxian run.
cepa.newschool.edu /het/profiles/weber.htm   (1052 words)

  
 Max Weber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In this work, Weber argued that religion was one of the non-exclusive reasons for the different ways the cultures of the Occident and the Orient have developed, and stressed importance of particular characteristics of ascetic Protestantism which led to the development of capitalism, bureaucracy and rational-legal state in the West.
Weber was born in Erfurt in Thuringia, Germany, the eldest of seven children of Max Weber Sr., a prominent politician and civil servant, and Helene Fallenstein.
Weber's other contributions to economics were several: these include a (seriously researched) economic history of Roman agrarian society, his work on the dual roles of idealism and materialism in the history of capitalism in his Economy and Society (1914) which present Weber's criticisms (or according to some, revisions) of some aspects of Marxism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Max_Weber   (5837 words)

  
 Verstehen: Max Weber's HomePage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Weber's discussion of social action is an example of the use of an ideal type.
Weber maintained that even though a bureaucracy is highly rational in the formal sense of technical efficiency, it does not follow that it is also rational in the sense of the moral acceptability of its goals or the means used to achieve them.
Weber believed that the alienation documented by Marx had little to do with the ownership of the mode of production, but was a consequence of bureaucracy and the rationalization of social life.
www.faculty.rsu.edu /~felwell/Theorists/Weber/Whome.htm   (8261 words)

  
 Weber, Ernst Heinrich - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
WEBER, ERNST HEINRICH [Weber, Ernst Heinrich], 1795-1878, German physiologist.
He was a professor at the Univ. of Leipzig (1821-71) and is known for his work on touch and for the formulation of Weber's law—that the increase in stimulus necessary to produce an increase in sensation is not fixed but depends on the strength of the preceding stimulus.
With another brother, W. Weber, he made studies of acoustics and wave motion.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-weber-er.html   (260 words)

  
 NBA.com Phil Weber
Weber concentrates on skill and player development, in addition to his on-the-floor and bench duties.
Weber’s coaching career began at the University of Florida in 1984 under Head Coach Norm Sloan.
Weber was with the Gators for five seasons, helping the team to its only Southeastern Conference title in 1989 and to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.
www.nba.com /coachfile/phil_weber/index.html?nav=page   (241 words)

  
 SocioSite: MAX WEBER [1864-1920]
Max Weber's contribution to the theory of social inequality and classes (in Dutch).
The author is testing Weber's theory of bureaucracy and tries to develop some new perspectives for the public management in the future.
Pierrotte presents some representative criticism of Weber's thesis, and argues that although his thesis is not perfect, non of the critics have managed to destroy the basis premise by which Weber sought to explain the emerge of capitalism.
www.sociosite.net /topics/weber.php   (1076 words)

  
 Weberian Sociology of Religion
Max Weber is the real founder of sociology and the sociology of religion.
"Weber urged social scientists to overcome the 'self deception' of objectivity, insisting every description of an empirical fact cannot escape from the presupposition, or fundamental world view.
He went further, saying the validity of value-ideas cannot be deduced from empirical facts alone, but from the adequacy of the relationship of a value-idea to reality.
www.ne.jp /asahi/moriyuki/abukuma   (256 words)

  
 Weber, Carl Maria von (1786 - 1826)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Carl Maria von Weber, a cousin of Mozart's wife Constanze, was trained as a musician from his childhood, the son of a versatile musician who had founded his own travelling theatre company.
Weber's two concertos and the concertino for clarinet were written for the clarinettist Heinrich Baermann.
Weber also wrote two piano concertos and a Konzertstück for piano and orchestra for his own use, as well as a useful Horn Concertino and Bassoon Concerto.
www.naxos.com /composer/weber.htm   (300 words)

  
 Weber County Sheriff's Office - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The mission of the Weber County Sheriff's Office is to provide a safe environment for life and property within Weber County through quality service.
Weber County is the second smallest county in land mass and the fourth largest in population in the State of Utah, with a population now approaching 200,000 residents.
He was born and raised in Weber County, leaving the area for a brief period to begin his career in law enforcement in Lincoln County, Wyoming.
www.co.weber.ut.us /sheriff   (350 words)

  
 Right-Web | Individual Profile | John Vincent (Vin) Weber
Vin Weber, a partner at the influential Washington consulting firm Clark and Weinstock, is a former Minnesota Republican Congressman, banker, and head of the National Endowment for Democracy.
A so-called “superlobbyist,” Weber is a prominent inside-the-beltway player who has long supported right-wing initiatives, including the campaigns of the Project for the New American Century.
Weber is also associated with the Aspen Institute, where he has served as co-director of the domestic policy project, and Humphrey Institute, a policy institute based at the University of Minnesota.
rightweb.irc-online.org /ind/weber/weber.php   (868 words)

  
 Carl Maria von Weber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Weber won his widest audience with Freischütz, outwardly a Singspiel celebrating German folklore and country life, using an idiom touched by German folksong.
Through his skilful use of motifs and his careful harmonic, visual and instrumental designs notably for the Wolf's Glen scene, the outstanding example in music of the early Romantic treatment of the sinister and the supernatural - he gave this work a new creative status.
In Oberon Weber reverted to separate numbers to suit English taste, yet the work retains his characteristically subtle motivic handling and depiction of both natural and supernatural elements.
w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de /cmp/weber.html   (500 words)

  
 Steven Weber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Steven Weber is Director of the Institute of International Studies.
Weber, a specialist in International Relations, is Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley, an associate with the International Computer Science Institute, and affiliated faculty of the Energy and Resources Group.
Weber’s major publications include Cooperation and Discord in U.S.-Soviet Arms Control (Princeton University Press); the edited book Globalization and the European Political Economy (Columbia University Press); and numerous articles and chapters in the areas of U.S. foreign policy, the political economy of trade and finance, politics of the post-Cold War world, and European integration.
globetrotter.berkeley.edu /faculty/Weber.html   (278 words)

  
 Weber County
The Board of Commissioners of Weber County is hereby designated as The Redevelopment Agency of Weber County under the authority of Utah Code Annotated, Section 11-19-3, 1953, as amended, with all the powers and duties specified therein.
The Board of County Commissioners of Weber County, Utah, hereby establishes a precinct Justice of the Peace in and for Weber County, with boundaries encompassing all of Weber County.
The Weber County Auditor/Clerk/Treasurer is hereby directed to publish a notice in the Standard Examiner declaring that persons may file for the office of Weber County Clerk/Auditor and the Weber County Treasurer by filing and paying the statutory filing fee.
www1.co.weber.ut.us /ordinances/show_content.php?title=6   (14060 words)

  
 Weber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Weber is a surname of German origin, derived from the noun meaning "weaver".
The weber (Wb) is the SI derived unit of magnetic flux.
Wilhelm Eduard Weber, physicist and inventor of the telegraph
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Weber   (410 words)

  
 Ann Arbor Michigan Restaurant - Weber's fine dining
Weber's reputation for fine dining began in 1937 with our original restaurant.
Almost 70 years later, Weber's continues to be Ann Arbor's landmark restaurant, featuring the areas finest prime rib, steaks and seafood.
Webers is a proud recipient of "The Wine Spectator" Award of Excellence for over a dozen years.
www.webersinn.com /restaurant/index.asp   (182 words)

  
 Portrait
Weber Ultrasonics was founded in 1998 by Dieter Weber and has been able to establish itself in a relatively short space of time as the market leading provider of ultrasonic components.
As we produce all important components in house, we remain flexible and are able to produce to the exact needs of our customers.
Made by Weber Ultrasonics — quality you cannot afford to be without.
www.weber-ultrasonics.us   (130 words)

  
 CLASSICAL MUSIC ARCHIVES: Biography of Carl Maria von Weber
Banished from Stuttgart because of false suspicion of embezzlement, went to Mannheim, where he was befriended by Gottfried Weber (no relation), then to Darmstadt, where he met Vogler again and took lessons from him in company with Meyerbeer.
Weber rehearsed operas exhaustively, making himself responsible for every aspect of prods., and, in his operatic theories, anticipating those of his disciple Wagner.
For some time Weber was regarded as more important as an influence on others than for his own achievement.
www.classicalarchives.com /bios/codm/weber.html   (839 words)

  
 weber Sensors, Flowmeter,Inline Flow Meter,Insertion Flow Meter,Flow switch,Inline Flow Switch,Remote Inline Flow ...
For over 40 years weber Sensors has been a leader in sensor innovation worldwide.
At weber we take our extensive application know-how and Engineer Solutions for many well-known companies around the world.
First engineered by weber Sensors more than 20 years ago, weber continues to pioneer sensors based on this principle.
www.webersensorsinc.com   (689 words)

  
 Weber State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A group of students at Weber State University has received national recognition for research in the field of child and family studies.
Weber State University's Major Fest 2006 will be held Nov. 1 from 9 a.m.
Weber State University students will be trick-or-treating early this year.
www.weber.edu   (84 words)

  
 Weber Carburetor - Weber Carb - Weber Carbs
Weber DGV and DFV series carbs are a great entry level carburetors designed to be easy to install, maintain, and configure.
Weber IDF and DCOE series are designed for those looking to squeeze as much power from their engine as possible.
When you weigh the performance and reliability gains from using a Weber carb against the initial investment cost, the result is tough to beat.
www.racepages.com /brand/weber_carburetor.html   (582 words)

  
 Max Weber (1881 - 1961) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
In her impressionst/expressionist oeuvre she goes her own way, mining her memories and experiences and observing the rituals and concerns of women around her. At times her paintings seem to be the narra...
The work in the exhibition ranges from the allegorial images of Gabriel Valansi and Martín Weber and social documentary of Gabriel Díaz, Adriana Lestido, and Helen Zout to enivronmental landscapes by Cristina Fraire and Marcos Zimmermann and street...
The exhibition is co-organized by Harry Cooper, associate curator of modern art at the Fogg Art Museum, and Joanna Weber, acting curator of European and contemporary art at the Yale Art Gallery, with the help of Laura Greengold, a recent graduate...
wwar.com /masters/w/weber-max.html   (1689 words)

  
 Signpost
A Weber State University psychology instructor was charged Oct. 23 with sexual battery of a student.
To prepare the Weber State University students for the opening of Macbeth this evening, a presentation on William Shakespeare's Macbeth was given Wednesday by the Weber State University Theater Department and Pi Alpha Theta.
Weber State University alumnus and lifetime WSU basketball fan Cody Olson would like to see WSU basketball hero Willie Sojourner's jersey number retired.
catsis.weber.edu /signpost   (322 words)

  
 Weber State University Athletics
The Weber State volleyball team ended a six-match losing streak with a 3-1 win Saturday night over South Dakota State at the Swenson Gym.
Weber State comes back from 2-0 deficit but drops decisive fifth game.
Weber State has now lost eight straight matches.
departments.weber.edu /athletics/Volleyball/default.htm   (322 words)

  
 SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY
Weber seeks the explanation in 'the permanent intrinsic character of their religion,' and not only in their temporary external historico-political situations.
It is not the case for Weber that ''the ruling ideas of any epoch are the ideas of the ruling classes,'' however.
And, however incisive the social influences, economically and politically determined, may have been upon a religious ethic in a particular case, it receives its stamp primarily from religious sources, and most predominantly from the content of its annunciation and promise.
www.spc.uchicago.edu /ssr1/PRELIMS/Theory/weber.html   (14128 words)

  
 Acting - Weber Creative
As a veteran of more than a quarter century in front of the microphone and behind the camera, the SAG eligible Weber made a natural progression to the craft of acting.
Weber hosted a nightly television talk show in the Los Angeles area for five years at the Orange County Newschannel.
Weber is continuously working on various projects, workshops and classes to improve his skills and create an upward dynamic for his acting career.
www.weber-creative.com /acting.htm   (150 words)

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