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Michael Oakeshott

AKA Michael Joseph Oakeshott

Born: 11-Dec-1901
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 19-Dec-1990
Location of death: Acton, Dorset, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Rationalism in Politics

Military service: British Army (1940-45)

Father: Joseph Francis Oakeshott (civil servant)
Mother: Frances Maude Hellicar
Wife: Joyce Margaret Fricker (m. 1927, div. 1938, one son)
Son: Simon (b. 1931)
Wife: Katherine Alice Burton (m. 1938, div. 1951)
Wife: Christel Schneider (m. 1965, until his death)

    High School: St. George's School, Harpenden (1920)
    University: Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University (1923)
    Fellow: Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University (1925-)
    Fellow: Nuffield College, Oxford University (1949-51)
    Professor: Political Science, London School of Economics (1951-69)

Author of books:
Experience and its Modes (1933)
Social and Political Doctrines of Contemporary Europe (1939)
Hobbes's Leviathan (1946)
The Voice of Poetry in the Conversation of Mankind (1959)
Rationalism in Politics and Other Essays (1962)
Hobbes on Civil Association (1975)
On Human Conduct (1975)
On History (1983)



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