Category Archives: Carl Schmitt

The Concept Of The Political

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Politics without Vision: Thinking without a Banister in the Twentieth Century

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Philosopher Stephen Turner On Carl Schmitt’s Concept of the Political

Stephen Turner faculty page Stephen Turner Amazon Author Page Schmitt, Telos, the Collapse of the Weimar Constitution, and the Bad Conscience of the Left https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Schmitt https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/schmitt/ The Concept of the Political PDF Springtime for Schmitt Stephen Turner’s response: Carl Schmitt: … Continue reading

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NYT: Friendship’s Dark Side: ‘We Need a Common Enemy’

From the New York Times: Take the new evidence that people choose friends who resemble themselves, right down to the moment-to-moment pattern of blood flow in the brain. The tendency toward homophily, toward flocking together with birds of your inner … Continue reading

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The State Of Exception

In Judaism, life is almost always the highest value, just as self-preservation is usually the highest value of any nation state. No legal system, no constitution, is able to maintain itself in all contingencies. Sometimes a nation to survive must … Continue reading

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