Schmitt

Blood-Pressure Recorder, 1859, from Etienne-Jules Marey. "La Methode Graphique dans les Sciences Experimentales et particulierement en Physiologie et en Medicine." G. Masson. Paris. 1878. p. 167. fig. 52

Juergen Habermas on the concept of "the Political" (Episode 9)

excerpted from http://blogs.ssrc.org/tif/2009/11/02/rethinking-secularism-audio/

Another Cultural Technologies Bootleg: This episode features German philosopher and social theorist Juergen Habermas's 2010 lecture on "'The Political': The Rational Meaning of a Questionable Inheritance of Political Theology" held at NYU. Habermas unpacks the merits and shortcomings of Carl Schmitt's concept of the political and flaws in Schmitt's account of the relation between European secularization and the rise of political liberalism.

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