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Abel, Corey

The Meanings of Michael Oakeshott's Conservatism

Abel, Corey - The Meanings of Michael Oakeshott's Conservatism, ebook

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This collection of recent scholarship on the thought of Michael Oakeshott includes essays by both distinguished and established authors as well as a fresh crop of younger talent. Together, they address the meanings of Oakeshott's conservatism through the lenses of his ideas on religion, history, and tradition, and explore his relationships to philosophers ranging from Hume to Ryle, Cavell, and others. The collection assigns no single or final meaning to Oakeshott's conservatism, but finds in him a number of possibilities for thinking fruitfully about what conservatism might mean, when it is no longer considered as a doctrine, but as a habit or a turn of mind.

Keywords: Oakeshott, philosophy, conservatism, religion, history, tradition, Hume, Ryle, Cavell, skepticism, scepticism, Chritianity, civilisation, civilization, art, modal formalism, politics, law, freedom, romanticism, modernity, arendt, Rorty, liberalism, conversation, poetry, communism

Author(s)
Publisher
Andrews UK
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
2
Series
British Idealist Studies 1: Oakeshott
Page amount
318 pages
Categories
Philosophy
 
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781845406028
Printed ISBN
9781845403447

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