By Matilda Arvidsson,Leila Brännström,Panu Minkkinen

What does Carl Schmitt need to provide to ongoing debates approximately sovereignty, globalization, spatiality, the character of the political, and political theology? Can Schmitt’s positions and ideas supply insights that will aid us comprehend our concrete present-day scenario? Works on Schmitt often restrict themselves to traditionally keeping apart Schmitt into his Weimar or post-Weimar context, to analyzing him including classics of political and criminal philosophy, or to focusing completely on a specific element of Schmitt’s writings. Bringing jointly a global, and interdisciplinary, diversity of participants, this e-book explores the query of Schmitt’s relevance for an figuring out of the modern global. enticing the heritage and highbrow context within which Schmitt wrote his significant works – usually as regards to either basic and secondary literature unavailable in English – this booklet can be of large curiosity to felony and political theorists.

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