Michael Oakeshott’s The Voice Of Liberal Learning

It has become fashionable nowadays to speak of the “crisis in higher education,” evident in exploding costs, over-leveraged students and a job market that can seldom justify the high number of graduates with specialties in increasingly esoteric fields. These are […]

Michael Oakeshott’s Rationalism In Politics

I came to Michael Oakeshott by way of Ross Douthat, the New York Times’ resident conservative writer, whose blog I admire and read regularly. The overwhelming reaction, of friends and family, upon learning that I have been reading Oakeshott, has been […]