Constructivism and Relativism in Oakeshott

In Corey Abel & Timothy Fuller (eds.), In The Intellectual Legacy of Michael Oakeshott. Imprint Academic (2005)

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Leslie Marsh
University of British Columbia
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This paper highlights a troubling tension within the philosophy of Michael Oakeshott. The relativistic stance that informs his radical constructivism gives license to socio-political conclusions we know Oakeshott couldn’t possibly accept.
Keywords constructivism  relativism  Oakeshott
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