Monthly Archives: June 2013

Kenneth Minogue (September 11, 1930–June 28, 2013)

It is with sadness that I report the death of Professor Kenneth Minogue, the first MOA President.

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Profile of Oakeshott from the archives of The Spectator

The digitisation of The Spectator magazine’s archives from 1828 to 2008 offers a fair few gems for Oakeshottians. One such gem is “Philosopher of Conversation“, John Casey’s 1985 profile of Oakeshott. It has many remarks that gain extra interest in

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A follow-up to The Philosopher Ploughman

Graham Macdonald’s profile of Oakeshott in History Today (which, it transpires, is now behind a paywall – it wasn’t when we linked to it in back March) has prompted a reader to reply with a curious anecdote about Oakeshott’s lecturing

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Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt on Law, Liberty etc: an LSE conference in June

The London School of Economics’ Department of Law is having a two-day conference this week (as in, 20-21 June, 2013) on the theme of “Law, Liberty and the State”. The works of Michael Oakeshott, F.A. Hayek and Carl Schmitt relating

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A late letter from Oakeshott

Critic and literary historian D.G. Myers has posted on his blog a copy of a letter he received from Michael Oakeshott in March 1990.

Posted in Biographical, Primary Sources