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Michael Oakeshott and the 'disposition' to conservatism.

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Speaking of Politics

Orwell matters, but he wasn't always right.

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Metaphor Madness

In which a line is drawn in the sand for political journalists.

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Thomas of the Hardys

The poet-novelist of old England.

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Talking Freely

When the subject is liberty, what are we thinking?

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Debunking Delbanco

Sometimes style can impede the story.

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The Talking Cure

What it means about what we say.

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The Poet on Poetry

James Fenton muses about his craft.

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