Monthly Archives: February 2011

Oakeshott’s place in the Big Society

A pingback from an LSE blog has alerted us to a new book that apparently bears the marks of Oakeshott’s influence. Jesse Norman, British Conservative and local campaigner, has been a long-time Oakeshottian. He edited one of the first posthumous

Posted in General News

A second Oakeshott conference

It looks like this year’s tenth anniversary MOA conference, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is not going to be the only conference devoted to Oakeshott this October. A joint Spanish-American effort has announced its own colloquium on Oakeshott, to be held at

Posted in Events

Oakeshott, Dewey and democratic skepticism

Oakeshott’s “skepticism” and “non-foundationalism” seem to be topics of growing interest. The theme was picked up by Aryeh Botwinick in his recently released book, and in December a (relatively) new voice joined the choir. Conor Williams, summarising his recently defended

Posted in Philosophy, Political Thought, Secondary Sources - General