By Paul Franco,Leslie Marsh
Michael Oakeshott has lengthy been well-known as essentially the most very important political philosophers of the 20 th century, yet earlier no unmarried quantity has been in a position to study the entire features of his wide-ranging philosophy with adequate intensity, services, and authority. The essays accrued right here disguise all facets of Oakeshott’s idea, from his concept of information and philosophies of background, faith, artwork, and schooling to his reflections on morality, politics, and legislations.
Aside from the editors, the members are Corey Abel, David Boucher, Elizabeth Corey, Robert Devigne, Timothy Fuller, Steven Gerencser, Robert supply, Noel Malcolm, Kenneth McIntyre, Kenneth Minogue, Noël O’Sullivan, Geoffrey Thomas, and Martyn Thompson.
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A Companion to Michael Oakeshott by Paul Franco,Leslie Marsh