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Rationalism in law

Graham Gee and Grégoire Webber’s article now available  in the Modern Law Review. Michael OakeshottOakeshottphilosophical jurisprudencephilosophy of lawPolitical philosophyrationalismThomas Hobbes

Oakeshott on Science as a Mode of Experience

Here is the intro to Byron’s essay from the Zygon symposium.. The obvious outcome of our total experience is that the world can be handled according to many systems of ideas, and is so handled by different men . . . science and religion are genuine keys for unlocking the world’s treasure house. Neither is…

Religion and the Mode of Practice in Michael Oakeshott

Here is the intro to Elizabeth’s essay: Michael Oakeshott’s religious view of the world stands behind much of his political and philosophical writing. Yet it is difficult to get a firm grasp on what religion means to Oakeshott. His ideas about it constitute nothing that most people would recognize as religious. He rarely writes about God,…

Oakeshott Symposium on Science and Religion

This is the first of six contributions to a symposium published in Zygon, vol. 44, no. 1 (March 2009). Abstract. This paper introduces a symposium discussing Michael Oakeshott’s understanding of the relationship of religion, science and politics. Essays by Elizabeth Corey, Timothy Fuller, Byron Kaldis, and Corey Abel are followed by a review of Corey’s recent…

Companion Luncheon Launch

Thanks to Corey Abel, Paul Franco, Steven Gerencser, Ken McIntyre and Ken Minogue, five of the Companion’s contributors, all of whom did such a sterling job of expressing to the assembled audience why Oakeshott is such a worthwhile thinker. Thanks also to our AHI hosts Bob Paquette and Thomas Cheeseman. a companion to michael oakeshottMichael…