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The Cambridge companion to Oakeshott

Author: Efraim Podoksik
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
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"Michael Oakeshott (1901-1990) was one of the leading British philosophers of the twentieth century. He has been influential particularly as a political philosopher, but his work reflects a range of philosophical interests that have more gradually come to be appreciated. In this volume a broad group of scholars offers a comprehensive overview of Oakeshott's philosophy, including his moral and political philosophy,  Read more...
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Named Person: Michael Oakeshott; Michael Oakeshott; Michael Joseph Oakeshott; Michael Oakeshott
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Efraim Podoksik
ISBN: 9780521764674 052176467X 9780521147927 0521147921
OCLC Number: 770694299
Description: xvii, 367 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Efraim Podoksik --
Part I. Oakeshott's Philosophy: 1. Oakeshott as philosopher / James Alexander; 2. Worlds of experience: history / Luke O'Sullivan; 3. Worlds of experience: science / Byron Kaldis; 4. Worlds of experience: aesthetics / Elizabeth Corey; 5. Education as conversation / Kevin Williams --
Part II. Oakeshott on Morality, Society and Politics: 6. Practical life and the critique of rationalism / Steven B. Smith; 7. Oakeshott's ideological politics: conservative or liberal? / Andrew Gamble; 8. Rhetoric and political language / Terry Nardin; 9. Oakeshott's On Human Conduct / Paige Digeser and Richard Flathman; 10. Oakeshott's political theory: recapitulation and criticisms / Williams A. Galston --
Part III. Oakeshott and Others: 11. Oakeshott in the context of British Idealism / David Boucher; 12. Oakeshott in the context of German Idealism / Efraim Podoksik; 13. Oakeshott's contribution to Hobbes scholarship / Ian Tregenza; 14. Oakeshott and the Cold War critique of political rationalism / Dana Villa.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Efraim Podoksik, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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