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Not About the Market: Oakeshott on Friendship, Fishing and Tools

Classical conservative Michael Oakeshott identifies the marketplace and its attendant encouragement of trendiness as an area that runs counter to the conservative disposition. The conservative disposition can instead be seen in activities like friendship, fishing, a person’s tool collection and how he uses it. Sawzall meme included.


Michael Oakeshott and the History of Ideas Seminar

Some thirty years ago Ken Minogue kindly gave me copies of three pieces, two of which he’d written on Oakeshott: the third was by Oakeshott himself. 15 more words

Michael Oakeshott