Monthly Archives: June 2015

Corey and Orsi Attract Attention

Nomocracy in Politics has republished Elizabeth Corey’s article, “Oakeshott’s Ideal of the Liberal State”, which was earlier published by the Library of Law and Liberty in 2012. Meanwhile, Davide Orsi’s article “Michael Oakeshott’s political philosophy of civil association and constructivism

Posted in General News, Political Thought

Epstein on Oakeshott

Joseph Epstein, writing in the 15 June, 2015 edition of The Weekly Standard, considers Michael Oakeshott as “The Conversationalist”.

Posted in Secondary Sources - General

Andrew Gamble on Oakeshott and Totalitarianism

Andrew Gamble presented a lecture on “Oakeshott and Totalitarianism” to the Birkbeck Department of Politics, University of London, on 3 June, 2015. Audio recordings of the lecture in .mp3 format, along with Dr Jason Edwards’ introduction and the question time,

Posted in Political Thought

An Empty Conservative or a Critical Theorist?

I missed this discussion when it happened in February, 2015, but as the MOA exists to promote critical discussion, as well as knowledge, of Oakeshott’s thought, I thought it was still worth sharing, now that I’ve found it! Is Oakeshott

Posted in Political Thought

A Companion to Michael Oakeshott

Now available in paperback

Posted in Biographical, Companions to Michael Oakeshott, Philosophy, Political Thought, Secondary Sources - General