Michael Oakeshott  

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"We know as little and as much about where [the future] leading us as we know about the fashion in hats of twenty years' time or the design of motor-cars." --"On Being Conservative" (1956) by Michael Oakeshott

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Michael Joseph Oakeshott FBA (11 December 1901 – 19 December 1990) was an English philosopher and political theorist who wrote about philosophy of history, philosophy of religion, aesthetics, philosophy of education, and philosophy of law.

He is the author of "On Being Conservative" (1956).




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