Michael Oakeshott

Michael Oakeshott


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British philosopher Michael Oakeshott is widely considered as one of a key conservative thinkers of the 20th century. After publishing many works on religion, he became mostly known for his works on political theory. This valuable volume by Edmund Neill sets out to Oakeshott's thought in an accessible manner, considering its initial reception and long-term influence.

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ISBN-13: 9781441141323
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/17/2013
Series: Major Conservative and Libertarian Thinkers
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Edmund Neill is a Lecturer at St. Peter's College, University of Oxford, UK.

Table of Contents

1. Michael Oakeshott's Life \ 2. Michael Oakeshott as Defender of Pluralism and Moderni \ 3. The Reception of Michael Oakeshott's Thought \ 4. Oakeshott's Continuing Relevance: Some Meditations on Conservatism and Liberalism
Bibliography \ Index

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