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Papel Politico

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GARZON-VALLEJO, Iván. Carl Schmitt: ¿State Nature or Anthropological Pessimistic?. Pap.polit. [online]. 2010, vol.15, n.1, pp.111-134. ISSN 0122-4409.

The article condenses a documented investigation of the anthropological conception of Carl Schmitt. Discuss whether this can be equated with the state of nature theory of Thomas Hobbes, explores the relevance of Christianity, specifically, their understanding of sin and danger, and outlines the background of his criticism of the anthropological liberalism and romanticism. Finally, it suggests that, beyond the pessimism or the state of nature as an explanatory category, schmittiana's political philosophy is characterized by realism, which is consistent with the scope that the author wanted to give his theoretical construct.

Keywords : Carl Schmitt; Political Realism; Thomas Hobbes; Political Theology; Anthropology; Schmitt Dorotic; Carl; 1888-1985; Political thought; Hobbes; Thomas; 1588-16795 - Political thought; Critical realism.

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