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By William E. Scheuerman

till the book of this pathbreaking e-book, so much scholarly experiences of Carl Schmitt provided an oversimplistic, apologetic account of Schmitt's highbrow and political sympathies to Nazi fascism, or they crudely criticized his rules through caricaturing them. during this full-length research in English of Germany's such a lot influential authoritarian right-wing political and felony philosopher, award-winning political theorist William E. Scheuerman examines in shut aspect the profound influence of Schmitt's critique of the liberal rule of legislation, and he describes how Schmitt's figuring out of liberal jurisprudence led him to embody nationwide Socialism as a attainable replacement to the perceived pathologies of the liberal rule of legislation. Scheuerman illustrates how, within the aftermath of worldwide battle II, influential political theorists, really Schumpter, Hayek, and Morgenthau, imported Schmitt's rules into American political discourse. even though none of those writers have been fans of Schmitt, each engaged in a 'hidden discussion' with him that formed vital points of the highbrow discourse in postwar the United States. Carl Schmitt is an unique, attractive examine that would be of significant price to political theorists and people attracted to twentieth-century highbrow heritage and political philosophy.

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