CfP: Charisma and Leadership Carl Schmitt’s relationship to Max Weber

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  At the conclusion of his comments on Talcott Parsons’ paper on value-freedom at the 1964 conference of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie, Jürgen Habermas insisted that “Carl Schmitt ein legitimer Schüler Max Webers war” [“Carl Schmitt was a legitimate student of Max Weber”]. Habermas’ remark followed a debate over Max Weber’s politics inaugurated by the first edition of Wolfgang Mommsen’s Max Weber und die Deutsche Politik. 1890-1920 (Tübingen, 1959), which sought to undermine the […]