Rationalism in Politics by Michael Oakeshott

Rationalism in Politics established the late Michael Oakeshott as the leading conservative political theorist in modern Britain. This expanded collection of essays astutely points out the limits of "reason" in rationalist politics and criticizes ideological schemes to reform society according to supposedly "scientific" or rationalistic principles that ignore the wealth and variety of human experience.

The 242nd greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 12th on The 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of the Century (National Review)

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