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The language of the agreement between the two Iberian kingdoms was deeply indebted to the universalism svhmitt the medieval political doctrine.

Schmitt does not understand, according to Arendt, that the rise of America is the direct result and continuation of European imperialism.

The Nomos of the Earth: In the International Law of the Jus Publicum Europaeum by Carl Schmitt

And this was all the more important, since this partition was an ethical-moral schmjtt even more than a political and military option. To rule the oceans means to wield limitless power. Such issues of evil, e. In this account, some land-appropriations established a new nomos while others did not.

“Beyond the Line”: Reading Nietzsche with Schmitt

Villa D Arendt and Heidegger: The institutions, jurisdictions, and structures embodied in the nomos provide a foundation for the continuity of a community through generations.

For pre-modern men the sea was therefore a boundless, indistinct space and, as such, a source of mistrust, uneasiness, and anxiety.

A nomos in this conception is neither a form of domination nor primordial because it is a product of democratic politics; it is therefore neither the spoils of a conqueror, nor the soil-based identity of a people, as it is for Schmitt. Volume 5 They discuss these matters extensively around the time that she covers the trial of Adolph Eichmann Arendt and Jaspers, While Jaspers enthusiastically embraced the idea of an international court for crimes against humanity, Arendt was unsure.


But more than just territory, the nomos is also comprised of the durable institutions that result from the intersection of work and political action. Cohen J Whose sovereignty? It was not the land-locked state that could best respond to the demands of a global market but rather the flexible corporation, whether the Dutch West India Company or the Society of Jesus.

On the papal bulls see the ‘classic’ H. Arendtian founding is not lawless or pre-political.

The Nomos of the Earth: In the International Law of the Jus Publicum Europaeum

For example, Schmitt ignores the historical fact that in sschmitt founded colonial regimes, a primary site of land-appropriation, most law did not arise from the soil. Join the Telos Press mailing list.

According to Schmitt, res nullius acted as a safety-valve for power-hungry European powers, who could air aggres- sion in the colonies instead of the continent. Furthermore, her marginal comments about justice should and can be coupled with her writings which address the conditions of human plurality, dignity, and politics in the post-Westphalian world.

Noos argument proceeds somewhat as follows.

“Beyond the Line”: Reading Nietzsche with Schmitt

And, importantly, such wars are sanctioned and allowed as long as they meet this criteria. At this crucial pivot in his historical narrative of the emergence of the nomos of the jus publicum Europaeum, Schmitt explicitly juxtaposes the concept of a global spatial order to decisionism, the basis for his well-known theory of sovereignty.


This is the international law system of the European Middle Ages. Most of those who swarm around a nomos basileus fail to notice that, in reality, they propagate just such a formula.

Beyond the balanced interstate system, the free sea is a zone in which substate agents and state proxies become responsible for the concrete practices of European expansion overseas. She mentions and draws from Schmitt in her intellectual diary: Relationships established by action, in which the past lives on in the form of a history that goes on speaking and being spoken about. In contrast, the statesman does not stand as far above the people he scgmitt as does the shepherd above his flock.

Because of this assumption that Christianity necessarily applied globally, rayas did not imply a distinction among spheres within or beyond the line: Geographies of the Nomos. Schmitt avoided explicit public association with Nietzsche but did not dissimulate his knowledge, as did Freud. Ered don’t believe so. The afterlife of the universal narrative of the respublica Christiana in Jesuit practice was the ideal of a universal Christian community shorn of any language of justice.