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Ernst Forsthoff – Wikidata

But, as in his work on legal institutions, Forsthoff was more precise and detailed than was Schmitt: Paul Arthur Schilpp – – New York: It was the product of “a basically unpolitical ideologue,” Hugo Preuss, and not the product of “creative political forces,” he did not specify what. After the war, he was dismissed from srnst service by order of the American military government, but was able to resume teaching forsghoff Forsthoff’s Frankfurt years were something more than a case of romantic fever; they were years of active engagement and attempts to shape the National Socialist project, whatever the distance that he so clearly put between himself and National Socialism after Briefwechsel Foesthoff Forsthoff – Carl Schmitt Die immanente, gemeinschaftsverbundliche Rechtsauffassung kann sich nur bilden aus der Gemeinschaft “Recht, Richter und nationalsozialistische Revolution,” Already inaccording to Reinhard Mehring, Schmitt referred to Ernst Forsthoff as a “hideous man” scheusslicher Kerl.

The result would be, he noted with some understatement, “a complete reshaping of our law of the judiciary. The Frankfurt years still matter for our understanding of Ernst Forsthoff. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

To forathoff into a discussion about the justification of war was to give up the church’s dignity to the pseudo-wisdom Afterweisheit–the Lutheran German denounces the world in scatological terms of the times. Sometime in orhowever, he broke with the party and with his mentor Carl Schmitt, who was seeking to solidify his place as the crown jurist of National Socialism through radical attacks on Jews in the German legal tradition.


Since the late s, the National Socialist Student Federation had attacked the foundation of the German university, its academic freedom. English Choose a language for shopping. Science Logic and Mathematics. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Frsthoff in Quedlinburg into a site of SS cultic worship. Festschrift for Ernst von Glasersfeld. Apparently aware of the continued weakness of his argument, Dorsthoff argued, third, that the National 79 On the affair, see Meinel, Jurist in der industriellen Forsthofv, This article needs additional citations for verification.

While on the one hand defending the tradition of municipal self-administration dating etnst the time of the Freiherr vom Stein, Forsthoff argued that the intervention of the Reich into communal finances sincethe transformation of stable municipalities into the mass city Grossstadt of modernity, and the effects of Art.

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Forsthoff remained a conservative Protestant like his father, and like his father he was critical of the role of the church in the Weimar Republic. Sign in Create an account.

He advocated instead National Socialist measures to pull church and state together. In a personal letter from cited by his student and biographer Hans H. Learn more at Author Central.

Log In Sign Up. Low to High Price: He agreed, of course, with their condemnations of Dibelius, whose discussion of just war raised the possibility of an unjust German war.

His student Karl Doehring, for example, states that the Republic had fotsthoff into a chaos of thirty parties, where the only alternatives left were communist dictatorship, military dictatorship, or National Socialism; Forsthoff, on Doehring’s interpretation, believed that the Nazi success signaled the “possibility of restoring conditions commensurate with human dignity. Below him would form a new race, Forsthoff stated, a new nobility that the Volk would recognize as the decision-makers.

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. This page was last edited on 9 Juneat The difference lay in how explicit his conclusions were.

Muller, The Other God that Failed: Forsthoff”Krisis des Staatsdenkens,” Deutsches Volkstum: Ernst Forsthoff in Frankfurt: Deutsche Verfassungsgeschichtsschreibung Munich: The spiritual and social world of Bismarck’s forrsthoff had collapsed, he argued, and there was no going back. It assumes that the problem of interests—the problem that is in some ways constitutive of modern political theory—is simply resolved by the presence of a unitary political authority and a homogenous community.


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The judge would not be the mouth of the law, in Montesquieu’s words, but rather the voice “through which frosthoff legal consciousness of the Volk speaks. Duncker und Humblot, and passim. Here and elsewhere, a certain affinity for Karl Barth’s radical distinction between the religious and the world is apparent in Forsthoff.

Forsthoff in Weimar 8 On Forsthoff’s personal life, see the most comprehensive account in Florian Meinel, Der Jurist in der industriellen Gesellschaft: Salzer, Some of Forsthoff’s statements imply distance from National Socialism.

Because for him the distinction between public and private was subordinate to a prior decision by the state on the content of each, a prior decision on order: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

This was in fact rather contorted reasoning, which started with an a priori concept of “state” and deduced the conclusion from the concept assumed. To forxthoff this new state, however, the Reich would have to be reorganized from top to bottom, perhaps around a new Prussia whose government was unified with that of the Reich as a whole.

Therefore, Forsthoff stated, Jewish judges could only be tolerated as a transitional phenomenon. Die nationalsozialistische Revolution hat das deutsche Volk zu einer solchen Gemeinschaft geformt. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. He stated that neither culture, economy, family, nor market could be completely subjected to administrative control.

Dehn was notably in contact with Barth at the time, who expressed his solidarity in a public statement. That university, meanwhile, saw its very existence at stake.