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Burke, Oakeshott and the Intellectual Roots of Modern Conservatism

Oakeshott Memorial Lecture

Date: Tuesday 12 November 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Jesse Norman MP

Edmund Burke and Michael Oakeshott are often considered as the intellectual founding fathers of British conservatism. But in fact they disagree on some fundamental issues. What are those issues, and who is right?

Jesse Norman is Member of Parliament for Hereford and South Herefordshire. His book Edmund Burke: Politician, Philosopher, Prophet has been recently published to wide acclaim. He was awarded Parliamentarian and Backbencher of the Year in 2012.

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