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A Companion to Michael Oakeshott (Again)

We know it’s been a long time in coming but we have some blindingly superb essays comprising this volume. In lieu of conventional abstracts here is an extract from Paul and my introductory essay. For a full table of contents and a dedicated website see here. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Editorial Extract The first two essays deal with…

Oakeshott Conference: Tulsa 2011

Religion, Politics and the Future of Liberal Education: The Tenth Anniversary Meeting of the Michael Oakeshott Association, 2001-2011 UNIVERSITY OF TULSA OCTOBER 13-16, 2011 2011 marks the tenth anniversary of the founding of the Michael Oakeshott Association, a group established to encourage the critical study of one of the twentieth century’s most important political philosophers.…

Oakeshott ’09 Programme

MICHAEL OAKESHOTT ASSOCIATION BAYLOR UNIVERSITY WACO, TEXAS NOVEMBER 12-14, 2009 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2009 6:30 PM   Check-in—Foyer of Armstrong Browning Library 7:00 PM   Dinner in Cox Reception Hall 7:45-9:00   Address—Timothy Fuller FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2009 8:30-9:00  Coffee service 9:00 -10:15  Address—Roger Scruton: “Politics and Conversation” 10:30-12:00   Panel 1: Oakeshott and Strauss…

A Companion to Michael Oakeshott

Here is the collection of newly commissioned essays edited by Paul Franco and Leslie Marsh forthcoming from Penn State University Press. 1. Editorial Introduction (Paul Franco & Leslie Marsh) The editors give an overview of the importance of Oakeshott to 20th Century philosophy and account for the abiding interest in Oakeshott’s work. 2. The Pursuit of Intimacy, or Rationalism…