Figures of Weberian Marxism

@article{Lwy1996FiguresOW,
  title={Figures of Weberian Marxism},
  author={Michael L{\"o}wy},
  journal={Theory and Society},
  year={1996},
  volume={25},
  pages={431-446}
}
  • M. Löwy
  • Published 1 June 1996
  • Art
  • Theory and Society
The notion of "Weberian Marxism" was invented by Merleau-Ponty in order to define, in his book Les Aventures de la Dialectique (1955), the Western-Marxist thinkers who systematically used certain key ideas of Max Weber in particular Georg Lukacs and some of his followers. It is a formulation that seems, in many regards, paradoxical: do not Weber and Marx represent two contradictory and mutually exclusive systems of thought? Are not their scientific theories rigorously incompatible? 
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