Oliver Letwin, Jesse Norman review Oakeshott’s Notebooks

Oliver Letwin’s review appeared in The Spectator, 12 April, under the title Why don’t we have statues of Michael Oakeshott?.

Jesse Norman’s review appeared in The New Statesman, 17 April, under the title Michael Oakeshott, conservative thinker who went beyond politics.

Jesse Norman on Oakeshott and Burke and Conservatism

Jesse Norman gave the Oakeshott Memorial Lecture at the LSE, in November, 2013.

Norman, currently a British MP, is a long-time Oakeshottian and more recently the author of a book on Edmund Burke.

Norman’s theme was “Burke, Oakeshott and the Intellectual Roots of Modern Conservatism”.

You can download the podcast of Jesse Norman’s lecture from the web site of the London School of Economics.

You can download a PDF of the lecture’s text from Norman’s web site.

Michael Oakeshott: Notebooks, 1922-86

Here is the latest volume from Imprint. Be sure to listen to the podcast¬†featuring the editor, Luke O’Sullivan, and Jesse Norman MP.


Franco-Marsh Companion available in PDF – for those who have the right access

If you are affiliated with an institution that has a subscription to Project Muse then you can download Paul Franco and Leslie Marsh’s Companion to Michael Oakeshott (Penn State University Press, © 2012) chapter by chapter in electronic form — specifically, as Adobe Acrobat PDF files.

Can Rationalism Make it in the Long Run?

Another review by Corey Abel of Gene Callahan’s¬†Oakeshott on Rome and America.