Carl Schmitt on liberalism, democracyand catholicism
Abstract:Contrary to what most of his critics maintain, democracy and not liberalism is, in my view, the main target of Schmitt's intellectual work during the Weimar period. My interpretation of his Parlamentarismus is aimed at proving this point.
Keywords: Donoso Cortes; Weimar constitution; catholicism; commissarial dictatorship; constitution; decisionism; democracy; dictatorship; liberalism; monarchical principle; political theology; romanticism; sovereign dictatorship; sovereignty of the people
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Wilfrid Laurier University.
Publication date: February 1, 1993