Carl Schmitt was a controversial German jurist who made valuable contributions to political philosophy. His writings were academic in nature. Yet can we discuss Schmitt in more ‘down-to-earth’ language? One will give it a spin and attempt to break it down.
In a series of blogs about my new book about Carl Schmitt‘s theory of sovereignty, I briefly discuss why an epigraph by a certain music legend was used. At the start of chapter 1 of my new book The Exceptionally Decisive Carl Schmitt, I use the following epigraph from Jimi Hendrix’s Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)….
My second book titled “The Exceptionally Decisive Carl Schmitt: Naming the Sovereign Hand” is out now on Kindle. Here I give some info about why I wrote the book, style of the book, a brief synopsis, and summary of chapters.
As part of my research, I went to the British Library and said I’d share the experience.