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Ben Cobley
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Writer of 'A Free Left Blog'. Journalist by trade. Independent-minded liberal-lefty. Ex-Labour member. Not tribal. Into philosophy, books, music.

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@daveweeden @Gal84 I haven't read him since university, though I have a book waiting on my bookshelf (it's been waiting there for about five years)
@Gal84 Foucault said on his death-bed that Heidegger was his major inspiration, and H is normally thought of as a conservative - and with great similarities to Oakeshott.
RT @Gal84: I'm surprised that few (if any) political philosophers or historians have seriously considered the strong affinitie…
@Gal84 I agree. Funny that I read Oakeshott not so long ago. He was talking about progressive domination many years ago.
RT @Gal84: @bencobley 'Oakeshott's history of the modern state has surprising affinities with theorists like Foucault. For exa…
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