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2 old reviews of Experience and its Modes

A 1934 review of EM‘s first edition and a 1968 review sparked by the 1966 reprint, posted by Leslie Marsh on his blog

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Posthumous Publication Revisited

The posthumous publication of work by Michael Oakeshott has attracted some withering criticism in recent times. Kenneth McIntyre, in a 2005 review of What is History? and other essays, Luke O’Sullivan and Imprint Academic’s first anthology of Michael Oakesott’s writings,

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Review of Oakeshott’s Lectures in the History of Political Thought (Peter Coleman, 2006)

Escaping Plato’s Cave is Peter Coleman’s review of Oakeshott’s Lectures in the History of Political Thought. It was first published in the April 2006 edition of Australia’s Quadrant magazine. Coleman includes some brief observations on the differences between the published

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Review of What is History? and other essays (Jonathan Sumption, 2004)

Sworn enemy of the Gradgrinds is Jonathan Sumption’s review of What is History? and other essays. The review was originally published in The Spectator (2004)

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Review of What is History? (Peter Coleman, 2004)

"The Sad and Noble Music of Michael Oakeshott: Politics in an Elgarian Mode" is Peter Coleman’s review of What is History? and other Essays

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