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The Political



Schmitt, Carl. The Concept of the Political (with Leo Strauss's Notes on Schmitt's Essay). Translation, introduction, and notes by George Schwab; with Leo Strauss's notes on Schmitt's essay; translated by J. Harvey Lomax; forward by Tracy B. Strong. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

——. Crisis of Parliamentary Democracy. Translated by Ellen Kennedy. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1985.

——. Political Theology: Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty. Translated by George Schwab. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1985.


Kelly, Duncan. The State of the Political: Conceptions of Politics and the State in the Thought of Max Weber, Carl Schmitt, and Franz Neumann. Oxford and New York: Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2003.

McCormick, John P. Carl Schmitt's Critique of Liberalism: Against Politics as Technology. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Mouffe, Chantal, ed. The Challenge of Carl Schmitt. London: Verso Books, 1999.

——. The Return of the Political. London and New York: Verso Books, 1993.

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