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Rationalism in politics and other essays

Michael Joseph Oakeshott

Rationalism in politics and other essays

by Michael Joseph Oakeshott

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Published by Methuen in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science,
  • Rationalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    StatementMicheal Oakeshott
    SeriesUniversity paperbacks -- 225
    The Physical Object
    Pagination333 p. ;
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16267893M
    ISBN 100416699502

    In his essay “Rationalism in politics”, he criticizes the modern tendency to elevate formal theory above practical knowledge. Human experience, according to Oakeshott, is mediated by a certain number of human practices, such as politics or poetry. This book is a collection of his best essays on philosophy, history and :// Michael Oakeshott, Rationalism in Politics and Other : Methuen, “It is the breadth of Oakeshott’s critique of rationalism, the scope of his skepticism about the role of self-conscious ideals, principles, and purposes in politics, that in many ways distinguishes it from the critiques of /book/rationalism-in-politics-and-other-essays.

    In five essays, including three on historiography, one of the greatest minds in English political thought in the twentieth century explores themes central to the human experience: the nature of history, the rule of law, and the quest for power that is intrinsic to the human condition. Michael Oakeshott believed, as Timothy Fuller observes, that “the historian’s effort to understand the Description of the book "Rationalism in Politics and Other Essays": Rationalism in Politics, first published in , has established the late Michael Oakeshott as the leading conservative political theorist in modern Britain. This expanded collection of essays astutely points out the limits of 'reason' in rationalist /

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This expanded collection of essays astutely points out the limits of "reason" in rationalist politics and criticizes ideological schemes to reform  › Books › Political Science › History & Theory.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages: portrait ; 24 cm: Contents: Reason and the conduct of political life --Rationalism in politics --political education --political discourse --Dissecting rationalism --Rational conduct --The new Bentham --The activity of being a historian --The study of politics in a university --On