Political Theory

Liberty, Responsibility, and Civil Association in Oakeshott’s “On Human Conduct”


This conference looked at Michael Oakeshott’s On Human Conduct in its entirety, and examined his tripartite analysis of political history and the life of a liberal society: theoretical understanding, the civil condition, and the modern state.


Conference Readings

Oakeshott, Michael. On Human Conduct. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1991 [1975].