On Human Conduct (BOK)

Michael Oakeshott

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On Human Conduct is composed of three connected essays. Each has its own concern: the first with theoretical understanding, and with human conduct in general; the second with an ideal mode of human relationship which the author has called civil association; and the third with that ambiguous, historic association commonly called a modern European state. Running through the work is Professor Oakshott's belief in philosophical reflection as an adventure: the adventure of one who seeks to understand in other terms what he already understands, and where the understanding is sought is a disclosure of the conditions of the understanding enjoyed and not a substitute for it. Its most appropriate expression is an essay, which, he writes, 'does not dissemble the conditionality of the conclusions it throws up and although it may enlighten it does not instruct.'

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1991 Forfatter Michael Oakeshott
Forlag
Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780198277583
Antall sider 340 Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 2cm
Vekt 458 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Political science & theory, Western philosophy, from c 1900 -