- Oct 11, 2018
And you would be unlikely to have heard of Oakeshott even if you had done formal study of philosophy.
When I was in grad school, within the discipline his name was known and his works both read and cited. But that was the late '70s. There are many important teachers suffering similar fate--serious scholars like Etienne Gilson et al, who are mostly forgotten because they never wrote about what is currently trendy within modern academic fashion.