Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cambridge Companion now available from Amazon US as well as UK

Almost two months after Efraim Podoksik’s Companion became available to purchase from Amazon UK, it has now also become available from the American branch of that company. Not that it really makes a huge difference for those of us in

Posted in Companions to Michael Oakeshott, General News

Discount on the Coats and Cheung volume

The publisher of John Coats’ and Chor-yung Cheung’s The Poetic Character of Human Activity Collected Essays on the Thought of Michael Oakeshott is offering a 20% discount. Download the promotional flyer here.

Posted in Oakeshott and his contemporaries, Poetry and Aesthetics, Secondary Sources - General

Discount on Penn State Companion

In anticipation of the publication date (October) Penn State University Press are offering a 20% discount off the cover price of A Companion to Michael Oakeshott – download form here.

Posted in Companions to Michael Oakeshott, Events, General News

Oakeshott on Burckhardt from 1954

Oakeshott’s work continues to inspire American conservatives today — at least to the extent of inspiring reprints. Thus the American Conservative recently saw fit to recycle Oakeshott’s 1954 review of an anthology of The Letters of Jacob Burckhardt.

Posted in Primary Sources

Oakeshott and the Knowledge Graph – a case of not quite all the usual suspects

In May, 2012, Google announced its Knowledge Graph feature, the most visible aspect of which is a summary of the major information that Google “knows” about your topic of interest, plus the most popular related search topics. In the results

Posted in General News