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The Concept of the Political

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Revised
ISBN13:

9780226738925

ISBN10:
0226738922
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/15/2007
Publisher(s):
Univ of Chicago Pr
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Summary

In this, his most influential work, legal theorist and political philosopher Carl Schmitt argues that liberalism's basis in individual rights cannot provide a reasonable justification for sacrificing oneself for the statea critique as cogent today as when it first appeared. George Schwab's introduction to his translation of the 1932 German edition highlights Schmitt's intellectual journey through the turbulent period of German history leading to the Hitlerian one-party state. In addition to analysis by Leo Strauss and a foreword by Tracy B. Strong placing Schmitt's work into contemporary context, this expanded edition also includes a translation of Schmitt's 1929 lecture "The Age of Neutralizations and Depoliticizations," which the author himself added to the 1932 edition of the book. An essential update on a modern classic,The Concept of the Political, Expanded Editionbelongs on the bookshelf of anyone interested in political theory or philosophy.

Author Biography

Carl Schmitt (1888–1985) was a legal and political theorist and constitutional lawyer. He was the author of many books, including Political Theology, which the University of Chicago Press recently reprinted.
 

Table of Contents

Foreword
Dimensions of the New Debate around Carl Schmitt Tracy B. Strong
Translator's Note to the 1996 Edition Acknowledgments
Introduction George Schwab
Translator's Note to the 1976 Edition
The Concept of the Political Carl Schmitt
Notes on Carl Schmitt, The Concept of the Political Leo Strauss
Index of Names
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