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Jean Terrier

lawyer Carl Schmitt (1888–1985). He combated the self-representation of liberalism as a pluralistic doctrine and argued instead that it was fundamentally a theory of social harmony that was incapable of taking conflict seriously. Schmitt argued that

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Renaissance of the New Right in Germany?

A Discussion of New Right Elements in German Right-wing Extremism Today

Samuel Salzborn

who shaped—whether directly or indirectly—the basic ideological framework of National Socialism, including thinkers such as Max Hildebert Boehm, Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, Oswald Spengler, Othmar Spann, Carl Schmitt, Martin Heidegger, Georges Sorel

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Thomas Klikauer

to be destroyed, just as Nazi lawyer Carl Schmitt advocated during the 1930s. The destruction of the political enemy is inextricably linked to one of the AfD’s key ideologies, namely the idea of the so-called people’s community ( Volksgemeinschaft

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Afterword

After the commons—commoning!

Don Kalb

thresholds of ongoing difference. We also learn that after 2008, a more explicit class vocabulary became possible in Oregon. Political confrontation needs enemies, as we know thanks to Carl Schmitt and his contemporary left-wing heirs. The existence of such

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The Madness of King Charles III

Shakespeare and the Modern Monarchy

Richard Wilson

’s Crown Jurist’ Carl Schmitt is therefore in fashion as a critic is that his book Hamlet or Hecuba insists on the interaction of this interminable parade with a theatre where monarchy too is ‘on stage’. 1 For as the House of Windsor approaches its next

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Demos and Nation

Misplacing the Dilemmas of the European Union--In Memory of Stanley Hoffmann

Charles S. Maier

prisoners. 11 Even those writers who were most aware of and celebrated the formative adversarial pressures that have built national identities, including Hegel, Proudhon, Pasquale Turiello, and Carl Schmitt, among others, have tended to focus on interstate

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Creating the People as ‘One’?

On Democracy and Its Other

Marta Nunes da Costa

is possible to constitute and occupy the empty space that ‘the people’ represent. Friends and Enemies Revisited Carl Schmitt, in the beginning of The Concept of the Political , states that ‘[the] specific political distinction to which political

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Ken Stein, Yael Berda, Galia Golan, Pnina Peri, Yuval Benziman, Dalia Gavriely-Nuri, Muzna Awayed-Bishara and Aziza Khazzoom

, sparked by philosopher Giorgio Agamben’s (2005) work on the ‘state of exception’. Interest in both Carl Schmitt’s (1985 , 2003 ) and Hannah Arendt’s (1973) legal and political theories of emergency flowered to produce new insights that linked

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Mirko M. Hall

that might be predicated on the violent exclusion of the Other (similar to political theorist Carl Schmitt’s famous friend/foe distinction). When asked in a 1993 interview in the fanzine Glasnost Wave-Magazin about the increase in antiforeigner

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Theo Jung, Cristian Roiban, Gregor Feindt, Alexandra Medzibrodszky, Henna-Riikka Pennanen and Anna Björk

emphasize the period of National Socialism both as a caesura and, in its aftermath, a major motivating force in the development of historical semantics. Quoting the ancestral lineage of conceptual history (Erich Rothacker, Werner Jaeger, Johannes Kuhn, Carl