Yearly Archives: 2010

3 secondary sources from late 2010

The tail end of 2010 saw the publication of three new secondary sources about Oakeshott. Oakeshott’s Skepticism Princeton University Press brought out Aryeh Botwinick’s Michael Oakeshott’s Skepticism. According to the blurb on the publisher’s web site, “Botwinick presents an original

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Vale Anthony Quinton

One of the MO Association’s Honorary Founding Fellows, the Oxford analytic philosopher Lord Anthony Quinton, died on 19 June, aged 85. Leslie Marsh has posted an obituary for Quinton that highlights Quinton’s magnanimity (and also reveals his role in the

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Feaver on Oakeshott on Representative Democracy

George Feaver was a sympathetic student of Oakeshott and during his own academic career wrote repeatedly about his old teacher’s thoughts. One of his MOA conference papers, now available online courtesy of the new George Feaver web site, is “Michael

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George Feaver Young Scholars Fund

The Executive Committee of the Michael Oakeshott Association wishes it to be known that a fund is being set up in the name of the late George Feaver. George’s widow has very generously agreed to capitalize the fund: we are

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Kinzel on Neill on Oakeshott

Back in September 2009 I mentioned the imminent arrival of Edmund Neill’s slim but highly priced book on Oakeshott. The book has since been published and Till Kinzel has written a review of it, which, given the sticker shock, might

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