By Chantal Mouffe
Carl Schmitt’s notion serves as a caution opposed to the risks of complacency entailed through positive liberalism. His belief of politics is a pointy problem to people who think that the blurring of frontiers among the left and correct and the expanding mobilization of political discourse represent nice advances for democracy. Schmitt reminds us forcefully that the essence of politics is a fight and that the excellence among good friend and enemy can't be abolished.
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The Challenge of Carl Schmitt by Chantal Mouffe