Archive for July, 2012
Almost two months after Efraim Podoksik’s Companion became available to purchase from Amazon UK, it has now also become available from the American branch of that company. Not that it really makes a huge difference for those of us in the Southern Hemisphere; Amazon’s former competitor and now subsidiary, The Book Depository, still seems to [...]
The publisher of John Coats’ and Chor-yung Cheung’s The Poetic Character of Human Activity Collected Essays on the Thought of Michael Oakeshott is offering a 20% discount. Download the promotional flyer here.
In anticipation of the publication date (October) Penn State University Press are offering a 20% discount off the cover price of A Companion to Michael Oakeshott – download form here.
Oakeshott’s work continues to inspire American conservatives today — at least to the extent of inspiring reprints. Thus the American Conservative recently saw fit to recycle Oakeshott’s 1954 review of an anthology of The Letters of Jacob Burckhardt.
In May, 2012, Google announced its Knowledge Graph feature, the most visible aspect of which is a summary of the major information that Google “knows” about your topic of interest, plus the most popular related search topics. In the results for Michael Oakeshott, the related searches have a decidedly American and twentieth-century tinge, and suggest [...]