Monthly Archives: August 2015

Law, Liberty and State: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt on the Rule of Law

This recently published by Cambridge University Press

Posted in Secondary Sources - General

Oakeshott, Coleridge and Burke in Vancouver

Canada’s Simon Fraser University has scheduled a Continuing Studies course for September, 2015 in Vancouver, on “Considering Conservatism: Stability and Social Continuity”. The course will focus on Edmund Burke, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Michael Oakeshott, and costs “$169” (although adults

Posted in Events, Political Thought

Are We Still Political Animals?

The University of Leiden’s Robbert-Jan Winters turned to Oakeshott’s theory of civil and enterprise association for insights in a July 2015 “mini-conference” at Oxford. “Although Oakeshott is not widely read, I argue that he offers a philosophically sophisticated definition of

Posted in Conferences, Philosophy, Political Thought, Secondary Sources - General