Theory of Appropriation: Rousseau, Schmitt, and Kant

Claudia Brodsky

in In the Place of Language

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print September 2009 | ISBN: 9780823230006
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235285 | DOI:
Theory of Appropriation: Rousseau, Schmitt, and Kant

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This chapter presents the theory of appropriation as interpreted by several intellectuals such as Rousseau, Schmitt, and Kant. It focuses on various writings such as Second Discourse (by Rousseau), nomos (by Schmitt), and Metaphysik der Sitten (by Kant). It also discusses war, territorial acquisition, and its effects.

Keywords: appropriation; Rosseau; Schmitt; Kant; war; territorial acquisition

Chapter.  2773 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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