I recommend going over this book very carefully and thoroughly--best not before bedtime.
Whatever its merits-- and there are many-- there is much to take exception with in Schmitt's book and in the concepts it has influenced.
Schmitt implies that this determination also gives each of us our identity and so purpose in life.
It is such a cheap shot to pick on intellectual pretenses which fit so well the practices of Germany in the twentieth century that I am tempted to start with what was so... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Bruce P. Barten
Carl Schmitt was an early 20th century Jurist and legal scholar who developed a number of the most significant concepts of political theory. Read morePublished on October 5, 2012 by Steiner