World Orders: Confronting Carl Schmitt’s The Nomos of the Earth

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World Orders
Journal Issue Pages: 228 Volume 104, Number 2 Published: 2005 An issue of South Atlantic Quarterly


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1. Introduction: Carl Schmitt and the New World Order—William Rasch

Part 1. Does Schmitt Still Speak to Us?

2. World Ordering—Kenneth Surin

3. Notes on the Nomos—Fredric Jameson

4. The Coming Nomos; or, The Decline of Other Orders in Schmitt—Brett Levinson

5. The Common Enemy: Tyrants and Pirates—Jon Beasley-Murray

6. Carl Schmitt's The Nomos of the Earth: Four Corollaries—Srinivas Aravamudan

7. Beyond Salvage—Peter Hallward

8.Schmitt's Vision of a Multipolar World Order—Chantal Mouffe

9. Lines in the Sand: Enmity as a Structuring Principle—William Rasch

Part 2. Myths, Origins, and Ontology

10. Against Cultural-Political Closure—Alberto Moreiras

11. The Nomos of the Earth and the Scandal of Kant: Commentaries on Carl Schmitt's Book—José Luis Villacañas Berlanga Translated by Rachel Price

12. A Note on The Nomos of the Earth—Arturo Leyte Translated by Virginia C. Tuma, based on the original Spanish and on an earlier English version provided by Karmele Troyas, who also reviewed the proofs.

13. The Obscure Subject: Sovereignty and Geopolitics in Carl Schmitt's The Nomos of the Earth—Bruno Bosteels

14. Space and Nomos—Felipe Martínez Marzoa

15. A Nomos without Truth—Christopher Fynsk

Part 3. Historical and Literary Encounters

16. A Nomic Event: Matanza en Madrid—Grant Farred

17. Imagined Secularization: The Nomos of the Earth and the Challenge of the Western Hemispheric Interstate System—Gareth Williams

18. A Comedy of Terrors: Candide and the Jus Publicum Europaeum—Carol Watts

19. Oil Wars, or Extrastate Conflict "beyond the Line": Schmitt's Nomos, Deleuze's War Machine, and the New Order of the Earth—Janell Watson

20. The Spirit of the Beehive: On Carl Schmitt's "The New Nomos of the Earth"—Teresa M. Vilarós

21. On Asylum and Genealogy—Ranjana Khanna

22.From the Nomos to the Meridian—Carlos A. Otero

23. Notes on Contributors

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ISBN Paperback: 978-0-8223-6633-1