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In search of the Katechon? Carl Schmitt and the problem of political order

Duncan Kelly

in The State of the Political: Conceptions of Politics and the State in the Thought of Max Weber, Carl Schmitt, and Franz Neumann

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262870
eISBN:
9780191734892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262870.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the work of Carl Schmitt during the Weimar Republic, though the limiting of focus to this period requires a few preliminary words. Chronologically, the movement from Imperial ... More


Introduction: Weimar Thought: Continuity and Crisis

Peter E. Gordon and John P. McCormick

in Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to bring together a broad range of papers on diverse themes pertaining to the intellectual and cultural history of the Weimar ... More


Aesthetic Fundamentalism in Weimar Poetry: Stefan George and his Circle, 1918–1933

Martin A. Ruehl

in Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter takes a historical journey into the George-Kreis or George Circle, the mysterious coterie of followers that surrounded the poet and political visionary Stefan George. His many acolytes ... More


The Weimar Left: Theory and Practice

Martin Jay

in Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter challenges long-perpetuated and exaggerated narratives concerning the mistakes and missed opportunities of the German Left during the Republic: neither the brutal repression of radical ... More


Introduction

Udi Greenberg

in The Weimar Century: German Émigrés and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159331
eISBN:
9781400852390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159331.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introductory chapter discusses Germany's transition from a racist dictatorship into a liberal democracy. Having fought for the Nazi regime with ferocity throughout the war, Germans performed a ... More


Epilogue: Interpreting Weimar Culture

David Midgley

in Writing Weimar: Critical Realism in German Literature, 1918-1933

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151791
eISBN:
9780191672835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151791.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It shows that what we are dealing with in the Weimar period is not a ... More


The Weimar Background

Christian Goeschel

in Suicide in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Justifying one's suicide with reference to Germany's defeat in 1918 was common among nationalist men in the war's immediate aftermath, reflecting despair at their country's failure. For suicides, the ... More


Introduction: Building a Better German

Erik N. Jensen

in Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395648
eISBN:
9780199866564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395648.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

After Germany's stunning military defeat in 1918, the physical fitness of its citizens became a national priority, and no one did more to heighten the level of self‐scrutiny and to establish ideals ... More


Oded Heilbronner (ed.), Weimar Jewry and the Crisis of Modernization, 1918–1933. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, 1994. 318 pp.

Yeshayahu A. Jelinek

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0026
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, Weimar Jewry and the Crisis of Modernization, 1918–1933 by Oded Heilbronner (ed.) is presented. This book is a collection of essays. It has neither introduction nor conclusion, ... More


Turning Away from Weimar

Robert Gellately

in Backing Hitler: Consent and Coercion in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205609
eISBN:
9780191676697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205609.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the establishment of Hitler's dictatorship. The years leading up to 1933 were difficult ones for Germany. The Weimar Republic's parliament was divided into more than a dozen ... More


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