By David Seymour

Whilst an expanding volume of consciousness is being paid to law's connection or involvement with nationwide Socialism, much less consciousness is targeted upon pondering in the course of the hyperlinks among legislation and the emergence of antisemitism. in this case, antisemitism is gifted as a pre-existent given, as whatever that's the item, instead of the topic of research. during this method, the query of law's connection to antisemitism is gifted as one among exterior software. during this ironic mimesis of the positivist culture, the query of a most likely extra intimate or dialectical connection among legislations and antisemitism is shunned. This paintings differs from those money owed by way of explaining the connection among legislations and antisemitism via a dialogue of those concerns through severe thinkers from the mid-nineteenth century to the current; that's, from Marx to Agamben via Nietzsche, Sartre, Adorno and Horkheimer, Arendt and Lyotard. Despite the diversity that exists among each one philosopher, one specific universal serious subject matter unites them. That subject matter is the connections they make, in diversified methods, among criminal rights as an expression of recent political emancipation and the emergence and improvement of the social phenomenon of antisemitism. 

 

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