Thursday, July 03, 2014

The political economy of the British Idealists

I am working on putting together an edited volume with the above title. Once again, I find that Paul Franco has preceded me:

"The question of economic organization is not considered by itself [by Oakeshott], apart from politics and social organization; the economic is set in the wider context of an entire concrete manner of living." -- The Political Philosophy of Michael Oakeshott, p. 147

This nicely anticipates the theme of this proposed work. Damn you, Franco, will I find your footprints before me in every supposedly virgin territory I go to explore?

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