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In this, his most influential work, legal theorist and political philosopher Carl Schmitt argues that liberalisms basis in individual rights cannot provide a reasonable justification for sacrificing oneself for the state—a critique as cogent today as when it first appeared. George Schwabs introduction to his translation of the 1932 German edition highlights Schmitts 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 Schmitts work into contemporary context, this expanded edition also includes a translation of Schmitts 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 Edition belongs on the bookshelf of anyone interested in political theory or philosophy.

About the Author

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, by Tracy B. Strong

 

Translators Note to the 1996 Edition and Acknowledgments

 

Introduction, by George Schwab

 

Translators Note to the 1976 Edition

 

The Concept of the Political, by Carl Schmitt

 

“The Age of Neutralizations and Depoliticizations” (1929), by Carl Schmitt

 

Notes on Carl Schmitt, The Concept of the Political, by Leo Strauss

 

Index of Names

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226738925
Author:
Schmitt, Carl
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Translator:
Schwab, George
Foreword by:
Strong, Tracy B.
Foreword:
Strong, Tracy B.
Author:
Strauss, Leo
Author:
Strong, Tracy B.
Author:
Schwab, George
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
State, the
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Expanded
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
162
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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