Michael Oakeshott and Conservatism

By |2018-11-09T13:02:27-06:00June 30th, 2012|Categories: Conservatism, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Michael Oakeshott, Politics|Tags: |

Rationalism in Politics and Other Essays, by Michael Oakeshott. New York: Basic Books, 1962. 333 pp. [rev ed. Liberty Fund, 1991] It is a pleasure to have Professor Oakeshott on my side, even though there are moments when I have trouble in understanding just where his verbal missile is directed. Curiously, his address in Madrid [...]