The Concept of a Philosophical Jurisprudence

The Concept of a Philosophical Jurisprudence

by Michael Oakeshott
     
 

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This volume brings together for the first time over a hundred of Oakeshott's essays and reviews, written between 1926 and 1951, that until now have remained scattered through a variety of scholarly journals, periodicals and newspapers. A new editorial introduction explains how these pieces, including the lengthy essay on the philosophical nature of jurisprudence that…  See more details below

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This volume brings together for the first time over a hundred of Oakeshott's essays and reviews, written between 1926 and 1951, that until now have remained scattered through a variety of scholarly journals, periodicals and newspapers. A new editorial introduction explains how these pieces, including the lengthy essay on the philosophical nature of jurisprudence that occupies an important position in Oakeshott's work, illuminate his other published writings. The collection throws new light on the context of his thought by placing him in dialogue with a number of other major figures in the humanities and social sciences during this period, including Leo Strauss, A.N. Whitehead, Karl Mannheim, Herbert Butterfield, E.H. Carr, Gilbert Ryle, and R.G. Collingwood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845403072
Publisher:
Andrews UK
Publication date:
10/26/2011
Series:
Michael Oakeshott Selected Writings
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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