Abstract

The interest in Carl Schmitt’s political theory among Chinese scholars can be demonstrated by the publication of Schmitt’s many works in Chinese1 and of much secondary literature about him since the beginning of the twenty-first century. The introduction of Schmitt’s political theory in China has provoked a huge controversy about the significance of his theory to China. Indeed, no other political philosopher’s theory that has been introduced in China has caused as much.2

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Strong State Individual Freedom Democratic State Political Transition Constitutional State 
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Notes

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  • Qi Zheng
    • 1
  1. 1.East China Normal UniversityPeople’s Republic of China

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