Carl Schmitt and Leo Strauss: The Hidden Dialogue

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Carl Schmitt was the most famous and controversial defender of political theology in the twentieth century. But in his best-known work, "The Concept of the Political," issued in 1927, 1932, and 1933, political considerations led him to conceal the dependence of his political theory on his faith in divine revelation. In 1932 Leo Strauss published a critical review of "Concept" that initiated an extremely subtle exchange between Schmitt and Strauss regarding Schmitt's critique of liberalism. Although Schmitt never answered ...

Carl Schmitt and Leo Strauss: The Hidden Dialogue 2006, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226518886

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Carl Schmitt and Leo Strauss: The Hidden Dialogue 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226518893

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