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The rise and fall of Carl Schmitt

Cook, I. (2018) The rise and fall of Carl Schmitt. American Book Review, 39 (2-3). pp. 9-23.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1353/abr.2018.0005
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Abstract

It's hard to account for a biography that, its author acknowledges, is "of such tortuous dimension" and which follows Schmitt's works and their revisions closely, sometimes almost month by month, across much of the 96 years of his life. At over 550 pages of text, the biography "comes close to a chronicle," which "observes and records the sequence of events that made up Schmitt's problematic life, as well as his conscious attempts at finding normative orientation and stability."

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School Of Business and Governance
Publisher: ABR
Copyright: © 2018 The University of Houston-Victoria
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/41070
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