Monthly Archives: November 2009

Marsh’s challenge: Oakeshott’s Self-Contradiction

Constructivism and Relativism in Oakeshott is possibly the most critical paper about Oakeshott’s thought published in recent years. As usually seems to be the case with Leslie Marsh’s writing, the paper is the product of much thought and reflection; he

Posted in Philosophy, Political Thought

MOA Conference in progress

The 2009 MOA conference is underway, and the early reports I have received from in the field say it is all going well. Thanks are in order to Imprint Academic for their support (as with previous conferences) as well as

Posted in Events

Marsh on Oakeshott and Ryle

Gilbert Ryle was one contemporary philosopher for whom Oakeshott had a good deal of respect; in his review of Ryle’s book The Concept of Mind he called the book “a piece of philosophical writing in the highest class” as well

Posted in Philosophy