Monthly Archives: March 2009

Oakeshott and the Universities 1949

The Time magazine archive discloses a few of Oakeshott’s (amongst other people’s) thoughts from 1949 on the problem facing universities.

Posted in Primary Sources

Recent posts by Leslie Marsh

Over at his blog Man Without Qualities, Leslie Marsh has recently posted a couple of Oakeshott curiosities. One is a link to Time magazine’s 1950 story about Oakeshott’s appointment to the LSE, which it seems is now online along with

Posted in Biographical

Why you must login to comment

Over at the blog Single World of Ideas there is a follow-up post to my discussion of Ken McIntyre and that blog’s views on posthumous Oakeshott publications. The author mentions that he (or she) attempted to post the rejoinder as

Posted in General News

Who did Oakeshott Influence?

According to the historian of medieval Europe, R.W. Southern: The success of a writer must be judged not only by the continuing study of his works, but — even more emphatically — by later scholars improving or enlarging his works,

Posted in Biographical, Oakeshott and his contemporaries