Studies on Rationalism



"Like Midas, the Rationalist is always in the unfortunate position of not being able to touch anything, without transforming it into an abstraction; he can never get a square meal of experience." -- Michael Oakeshott



Topics

Hayek and Oakeshott on Rationalism

Michael Oakeshott on Rationalism in Politics

Winch on Following a Rule

Ideal Types and the Historical Method



Other Material

Oakeshott on Rome and America at Amazon

Oakeshott Versus America

Oakeshott and the American Founding