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A Companion to Michael Oakeshott

Now available in paperback

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More of Minogue

Examples of the late Ken Minogue’s late writings, from the New Criterion: A dislocated society? (NC, September 2012) A march of folly (NC, October 2012) Swimming with Leviathan (NC, March 2013) The self-interested society (September 2013)

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More obituaries and tributes for Ken Minogue

By Steven Hayward, at Powerline, 29 June, 2013. By John O’Sullivan, at National Review Online, 30 June, 2013. By Roger Kimball, at PJ Media, 30 June, 2013. By Peter Obsorne, in The Telegraph, 3 July, 2013. By Andrew Sullivan, in

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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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