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Cambridge Companion to Oakeshott

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ISBN-10: 052176467X

ISBN-13: 9780521764674

Edition: 2012

Authors: Efraim Podoksik

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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, his philosophy of history, science and aesthetics, and his views on the role of education. They analyse Oakeshott's ideas in different intellectual contexts and assess his overall contribution to twentieth-century thought. Accessible and rich with new scholarly material, this…    
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Book details

List price: $120.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/7/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 386
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Efraim Podoksik is Senior Lecturer in Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is author of In Defence of Modernity: Vision and Philosophy of Michael Oakeshott (2003).

Introduction Efraim Podoksik
Oakeshott's Philosophy
Oakeshott as philosopher
Worlds of experience: history
Worlds of experience: science
Worlds of experience: aesthetics
Education as conversation
Oakeshott on Morality, Society and Politics
Practical life and the critique of rationalism
Oakeshott's ideological politics: conservative or liberal?
Rhetoric and political language
Oakeshott's On Human Conduct
Oakeshott's political theory: recapitulation and criticisms
Oakeshott and Others
Oakeshott in the context of British Idealism
Oakeshott in the context of German Idealism
Oakeshott's contribution to Hobbes scholarship
Oakeshott and the Cold-War critique of political rationalism
Bibliography
Index