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Notebooks, 1922-86

New review in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Posted in Political Thought, Reviews of Primary Sources

Timothy Fuller on Oakeshott’s Notebooks

“The Compensations of Michael Oakeshott”. In The New Criterion, November 2014 (Please note: a subscription is required to read the full text) Update, 30 November 2014: For more of Timothy Fuller’s thoughts on Oakeshott you can download a copy of

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Jesse Norman’s reflections reach Australia

One month on, the Australian Financial Review has republished Jesse Norman’s reflections inspired by Michael Oakeshott’s Notebooks. Note: the newspaper uses a paywall, so you will need to be a subscriber, or find a paper copy, or you will have

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Oliver Letwin, Jesse Norman review Oakeshott’s Notebooks

Oliver Letwin’s review appeared in The Spectator, 12 April, under the title Why don’t we have statues of Michael Oakeshott?. Jesse Norman’s review appeared in The New Statesman, 17 April, under the title Michael Oakeshott, conservative thinker who went beyond

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Jay Sigler on Oakeshott from 1968

I only recently stumbled upon this article about Oakeshott in the 1968 issue of New Individualist Review, but since it is freely readable online it deserves to be noted. Jay Sigler discusses Oakeshott’s political thought, focusing on the essays in

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