Archive for June, 2004
John Locke is a prime 1930s example of Oakeshott’s skill as an essayist.
The Liberty Press edition of Hobbes on Civil Association is available for free download from the Online Library of Liberty. The 1975 volume reprinted three of Oakeshott’s essays on Hobbes, including the famous Introduction to Leviathan, which was modified in this edition to draw out the connections between Hobbes’s philosophy and Oakeshott’s own. Liberty Press’s [...]
Oakeshott on Freedom and Civil Association was Ian Tregenza’s paper presented to the Oakeshott Symposium held at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (March, 2004).
George Feaver’s review review of 3 recent books on Oakeshott, originally published in The Times Literary Supplement (2004). The books reviewed are: Efraim Podoksik In Defence of Modernity: Vision and Philosophy in Michael Oakeshott Ian Treganza Michael Oakeshott on Hobbes: A Study in the Renewal of Philosophical Ideas Roy Tseng The Sceptical Idealist: Michael Oakeshott [...]
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)