Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 July 2017

160 Pages

5.55 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9780748697779

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Political Theology

Demystifying the Universal

First Edition

Marinos Diamantides and Anton Schütz

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Encounters in Law and Philosophy

  • Questions the outdated suggestions of Carl Schmitt's political theology
  • Builds upon a refined version of Giorgio Agamben's close-reading of Christian government as management
  • Identifies identifies Western-Christian tensions within jurisprudence
  • Concludes that what the West's secular universality is passing off as 'politics' or 'law' is really an attempt to manage its own dwindling primacy

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