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By Carl Schmitt,Jeffrey Seitzer,Christopher Thornhill

ISBN-10: 0822340119

ISBN-13: 9780822340119

ISBN-10: 0822340704

ISBN-13: 9780822340706

Carl Schmitt’s magnum opus, Constitutional Theory, used to be initially released in 1928 and has been in print in German ever considering the fact that. This quantity makes Schmitt’s masterpiece of comparative constitutionalism on hand to English-language readers for the 1st time. Schmitt is taken into account via many to be probably the most original—and, due to his collaboration with the Nazi social gathering, controversial—political thinkers of the 20 th century. In Constitutional Theory, Schmitt offers a hugely exact and provocative interpretation of the Weimar structure. on the heart of this interpretation lies his recognized argument that the legitimacy of a structure is determined by a sovereign selection of the folks. as well as being topic to long-standing debate between felony and political theorists in Western Europe and the U.S., this thought of constitution-making as selection has profoundly motivated constitutional theorists and architects in Asia, Latin the United States, and jap Europe.

Constitutional Theory is an important departure from Schmitt’s extra polemical Weimar-era works not only by way of its average tone. via a comparative background of constitutional executive in Europe and the us, Schmitt develops an figuring out of liberal constitutionalism that makes room for a powerful, self sustaining country. This variation contains an creation through Jeffrey Seitzer and Christopher Thornhill outlining the cultural, highbrow, and political contexts within which Schmitt wrote Constitutional Theory; they indicate what's targeted in regards to the paintings, learn its reception within the postwar period, and think about its greater theoretical ramifications. This quantity additionally comprises vast editorial notes and a translation of the Weimar Constitution.

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