Nomos in homo sacer

1.           on Page 19:

“… the validity of the juridical order possible. The “ordering of space” that is, according to Schmitt, constitutive of the sovereign nomos is therefore not only a “taking of land” (Landesnahme)-the determination of a juridical and a territorial ordering ( …”

2.          on Page 20:

“… The camp-and not the prison-is the space that corresponds to this originary structure of the nomos. This is shown, among other things, by the fact that while prison law only constitutes a particular sphere of penal …”

3.          on Page 26:

“… the will of a subject hierarchically superior to all others, but rather represents the inscription within the body of the nomos of the exteriority that animates it and gives it meaning. …”

4.          on Page 27:

“… sovereign decision traces and from time to time renews this threshold of indistinction between outside and inside, exclusion and inclusion, nomos and physic, in which life is originarily excepted in law. …”

5.          on Page 29:

“… ” The originary relation of law to life is not application butAbandonment. The matchless potentiality of the nomos, its originary `force of law, “is that it holds life in its ban by abandoning it. …”

6.          on Page 30:

“… § z, `Nomos Basileus’ 2.1. The principle according to which sovereignty belongs to law, …”

7.          on Page 31:

“… Nomos Basileus’ 3 1 the poet-as the reference to Hercules’ theft clarifies beyond the shadow of a doubt-defines the sovereignty of …”

8.          on Page 32:

“… The most just justice with the supreme hand. In the name of his theory of the constitutive superiority of the nomos over law (Gesetz, …”

9.          on Page 33:

“… Nomos Basileus’ 3 3 immortals; the god must distinguish different worlds, according to his nature, since the heavenly goods must be …”

10.          on Page 34:

“… 3 4 The Logic of Sovereignty “doing violence to the most just,” and the “sovereignty” of the nomos of which Pindar speaks consists in this and nothing else. An analogous intention guides the implicit citation that Plato, in …”

11.           on Page 35:

“… While in Plato the “law of nature” is thus born to undermine the Sophistic opposition of physis and nomos and to exclude the sovereign confusion of violence and law, …”

12.          on Page 36:

“… 2.4. From this perspective, it will not seem surprising that Schmitt grounds his theory of the originary character of the “nomos of the earth” precisely on Pindar’s fragment and, nevertheless, …”

13.          on Page 37:

“… ‘Nomos Basileus’ 37 free and empty space” understood as a “temporary and spatial sphere in which every law is suspended”: It …”

14.          on Page 38:

“… 8 The Logic of Sovereignty World War, through which the constitutive link between the localization and ordering of the old nomos was broken and the entire system of the reciprocal limitations and rules of the ius publicum Europaeum brought to ruin, …”

15.          on Page 50:

“… It receives you when you come, it lets you go when you go,” it is the originary structure of the nomos that he states. …”

16.          on Page 51:

“… whether the Jewish Torah or the Islamic Shariah, Christian dogma or the profane nomos) is in force as the pure “Nothing of Revelation.” But this is precisely the structure of the sovereign relation, and …”

17.          on Page 59:

“… is, after all, precisely this “law beyond the law to which we are abandoned,” that is, the self-presuppositional power of nomos. Only if it is possible to think the Being of abandonment beyond every idea of law ( …”

18.          on Page 84:

“… racer are joined in the figure of an action that, excepting itself from both human and divine law, from both nomos and physis, nevertheless delimits what is, in a certain sense, …”

19.          on Page 105:

“… law and the city. It is, rather, a threshold of indistinction and of passage between animal and man, physis and nomos, exclusion and inclusion: …”

20.          on Page 109:

“… and definite way must be left wholly behind. Here there is, instead, a much more complicated zone of indiscernability between nomos and physis, in which the State tie, having the form of a ban, …”

21.           on Page 111:

“… and more external than every extraneousness. The banishment of sacred life is the sovereign nomos that conditions every rule, …”

22.          on Page 166:

“… § 7 The Camp as the `Nomos’ of the Modern 7.1. What happened in the camps so exceeds the juridical concept of crime that the specific …”

23.          on Page 167:

“… The Camp as’Nomos’ 167 less, as one might have supposed, from a transformation and development of criminal law) but out of a state …”

24.          on Page 169:

“… The Camp as ‘Nomos’ 169 of exception begins to become the rule. In the camp, the state of exception, which was essentially a temporary …”

25.          on Page 171:

“… The Camp as Nomos’ 171 completely denationalized at the time of the Final Solution. Insofar as its inhabitants were stripped of every political status …”

26.          on Page 173:

“… The Camp as Nomos’ 173 formed into a rule, but is rather itself rule insofar as it is living voice, so the biopolitical body …”

27.          on Page 175:

“… The Camp as ‘Nomos’ 175 between a determinate localization (land) and a determinate order (the State) and mediated by automatic rules for the inscription …”

28.          on Page 176:

“… the constitution of the European nation-states. At issue in the former Yugoslavia is, rather, an incurable rupture of the old nomos and a dislocation of populations and human lives along entirely new lines of flight. …”

29.          on Page 177:

“… The Camp as `Nomos’ 177 the rich and the nobility. In the American Constitution one thus reads, without any distinction, “We the people of …”

30.          on Page 179:

“… The Camp as Nomos’ 179 appear for the first time as an altogether intolerable scandal. In the modern era, misery and exclusion are not …”

31.           from Back Matter:

“… ” Europäische Revue, 9 (1933)• . Das Nomos von der Erde. Berlin: Duncker & Humbolt, 1974. . Politische Theologie, Vier Kapitel zur Lehre von der Souveränität. Munich-Leipzig: Duncker …”

32.          from Back Matter:

“… E. “Nomos basileus.” Philologus, 8z (1928). Strachan-Davidson, James Leigh. Problems ofRoman Criminal Law. Vol. i. Oxford: Clarendon, 1912. Svenbro, Jesper. Phrasikleia, Anthropologie …”

33.          from Table of Contents:

“… 2 `Nomos Basileus’ 30 § 3 Potentiality and Law 39 § 4 Form of Law 49 Threshold 63 PART TWO: …”

34.          from Table of Contents:

“… 7 The Camp as the `Nomos’ of the Modern 166 Threshold 181 Bibliography 189 Index of Names 197 …


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