The Concept of the Social

THE CONCEPT OF THE SOCIAL Remarks on Schmitt’s Political and Ibn Khaldun’s ‘Asabiyah P.0 Introduction This forum has the theme of freedom. I want to discuss this theme in terms of politics. Two political viewpoints will be juxtaposed in this discussion. On one side is the political theory of individualism. Without a doubt, contemporary politics…

Love, Defiance, and Community

Schmitt and Ibn Khaldun both offered a political viewpoint that is at odds with modern-day individualized freedom. From this I concluded that collective freedom is the only freedom worth discussing.

The Concept of the Social

This is an outline of a talk I hope to give. It will be argued that freedom is inherently a collective concept. The title of the talk is The Concept of the Social: Remarks on Schmitt’s Political and Ibn Khaldun’s ‘Asabiyah.