Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Oakeshott and Augustine on the human condition Future, past, and present Oakeshott's religious thought Oakeshott's aesthetics The Tower of Babel and the moral life Rationalism and the politics of faith Skeptical politics and civil association Rationalism and gnosticism: Oakeshott and Voegelin Conclusion.
"Argues that Oakeshott's views on aesthetics, religion, and morality, which she places in the Augustinian tradition, are intimately linked to a creative moral personality that underlies his political theorizing. Also compares Oakeshott's Rationalism to Voegelin's concept of Gnosticism and considers both thinkers' treatment of Hobbes to delineate their philosophical differences"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-239) and index.