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Michael Oakeshott on religion, aesthetics, and politics [electronic resource] / Elizabeth Campbell Corey.

By: Corey, Elizabeth Campbell, 1972-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy: Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xi, 253 p.).ISBN: 9780826265173 (electronic bk.); 0826265170 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Oakeshott, Michael Joseph, 1901- | Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century | Religion | Aesthetics | Political science -- Philosophy | Electronic books | Oakeshott, Michael Joseph, 1901- | Philosophie -- 20e si�ecle | Religion | Esth�etique | Science politique -- Philosophie | PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- ModernGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Michael Oakeshott on religion, aesthetics, and politics.DDC classification: 192 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Oakeshott and Augustine on the human condition -- Future, past, and present -- Oakeshott's religious thought -- Oakeshott's aesthetics -- The Tower of Babel and the moral life -- Rationalism and the politics of faith -- Skeptical politics and civil association -- Rationalism and gnosticism: Oakeshott and Voegelin -- Conclusion.
Summary: "Argues that Oakeshott's views on aesthetics, religion, and morality, which she places in the Augustinian tradition, are intimately linked to a creative moral personality that underlies his political theorizing. Also compares Oakeshott's Rationalism to Voegelin's concept of Gnosticism and considers both thinkers' treatment of Hobbes to delineate their philosophical differences"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-239) and index.

Introduction -- Oakeshott and Augustine on the human condition -- Future, past, and present -- Oakeshott's religious thought -- Oakeshott's aesthetics -- The Tower of Babel and the moral life -- Rationalism and the politics of faith -- Skeptical politics and civil association -- Rationalism and gnosticism: Oakeshott and Voegelin -- Conclusion.

"Argues that Oakeshott's views on aesthetics, religion, and morality, which she places in the Augustinian tradition, are intimately linked to a creative moral personality that underlies his political theorizing. Also compares Oakeshott's Rationalism to Voegelin's concept of Gnosticism and considers both thinkers' treatment of Hobbes to delineate their philosophical differences"--Provided by publisher.

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