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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 December 2005
... direct links to a broader trans-Atlantic discourse on global political order that is only now being rediscovered. In particular, a contex- tualized reading will show the connection between Arendt and the important (and controversial) figure Carl Schmitt, who put globali- ty at the center...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 3–34.
Published: 01 June 2014
... tradition- al formulations: fi rst, the decisionist formulation exemplifi ed by Callison: Sovereign Anxieties 5 Carl Schmitt and critically elaborated by Giorgio Agamben;2 and second, liberal formulations of democratic, “popular” sovereignty, as well as some...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 147–161.
Published: 01 December 2014
... tradition has never stopped asking this question—if only because it has never produced a convincing answer. When Carl Schmitt, in his famous essay on the “political,” poses the question explicitly for the fi rst time, he specifi es from the outset that by essence he means neither an exhaustive defi...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 77–107.
Published: 01 June 2014
... three varieties of neoliberal thought regarding sovereignty: a notion modeled on a Hobbesian umpire; Odysseus as a supposedly self- binding sovereign; and fi - nally, sovereignty as oscillation between rule and exception as it is found in the thought of Hayek—and Carl Schmitt...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 179–200.
Published: 01 December 2001
... in Freudian terms as "abstaining (Versagung It is an abyssal decision grounded in will rather than reason, a concrete, worldly decision that bears more than a passing resemblance to the conception of the decision found in Carl Schmitt's Political Theology.32 While...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 201–218.
Published: 01 December 2001
... decision that bears more than a passing resemblance to the conception of the decision found in Carl Schmitt's Political Theology.32 While 2iek does not mention Schmitt by name in The Fragile Absolute, his tripartite alliance of Schmitt, Lacan, and Paul is made quite...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 203–221.
Published: 01 December 2003
... characterized by "a break into the domain of life that is un- der power's control: the break between what must live and what must die" (254). This is no longer the political distinction that Carl Schmitt made between friend and enemy; the decision appears as a biological one...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and modalities of consciousness across the society it governs. This dissemination reaches from the character of modern sovereignty (Schmitt),4 to the nature of the state– civil society rela- tion (Marx),5 to the normative orientation and ethos of the subject (Weber and Foucault).6...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2015
... “All signifi cant concepts of the modern theory of the state,” Carl Schmitt argues, “are secularized theological concepts.”15 The miracle in theology, he argues, is analogous to the exception in jurisprudence: just as the miracle suspends the laws of nature, the exception sus- pends the laws...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 203–215.
Published: 01 June 2020
... excels in its openness to heterogeneous voices. She shows that small forms can give space to the many that constitute the people and, against Carl Schmitt, can allow for democratic discourse precisely by foregrounding their own limitation and ephemerality. As the chapter-by-chapter development shows...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 111–180.
Published: 01 June 2009
... to the terrible global situation. This subject was instigated at the suggestion of Carl Schmitt and his “political theology,” on the basis of a refl ection upon the work of Thomas Hobbes.7 We must specify the question from the outset. Hobbes, in part 3 of his famous Leviathan...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 73–97.
Published: 01 June 2003
... as much on emotive attachments as on the sublimation of aggressive impulses, is threatened, among other things, by the ways in which killing the enemy may be experienced as the satisfaction of a deep-seated desire. Unlike the constitution- al theory of Carl Schmitt — later...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 105–137.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of Violence," in Cardozo Law Review, Vol 26:3. 38 This is Schmitt's definition of the sovereign. See Carl Schmitt, Political Theology: Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1985). 39 Judith Butler, Precarious Life (New York: Verso, 2004...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 251–269.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of political content can never be salvaged at the expense of its uncivil form. Notes 1. Carlo Galli, Political Spaces and Global War, trans. Elizabeth Fay (2001; Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010), 58. Here- after cited as PS. 2. Galli credits Carl Schmitt...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 June 2006
... an exception to this order and declaring a state of emergency, as Carl Schmitt said," and if the state of excep- tion proclaimed by a sovereign is a moment at which life is aban- doned and forsaken by the law and exposed to violence that the law does not punish, as Giorgio...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 June 2013
...- propriating Carl Schmitt’s critique of “humanity,” have noted how human rights rely on a false universalism that obfuscates concrete political antagonisms in order to reduce liberalism’s enemies to subhuman status.10 Postcolonial theorists have shown that human rights often function as tools...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
... embodies a unique moment of secular communion and Fassin: The Predicament of Humanitarianism 37 secular redemption. By using the language of a political theology that has little to do with Carl Schmitt’s, I attempt to restitute what I see as the profound meaning...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 35–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
... be elimi- nated without abiding by the constraints that a system of rights im- poses on power. It will be remembered that for theorists of modern sovereignty such as Carl Schmitt, for example, the ability to decide on the exception was hailed as the very hallmark of sovereignty, even as it remained...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 203–222.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the effect of dehumanizing the “enemies” of civil rights and transitions to a model of justice based on ethical inter- est and not political identity. Following the implications of Carl Schmitt’s state of exception, Meister argues that adopting a hu- 210 qui parle fall/winter 2013 vol. 22, no. 1...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of rejecting human rights on the basis of my realist politics of the nation.4 The amorality (or is it immorality?) of Carl Schmitt, she worries, lurks here, supplemented by a baleful postmodern- ist relativism. In fact, however, I adopt none of those binaries, let alone either a Schmittian...