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When it first appeared in 1933, Experience and its Modes was not considered a classic.
But as philosophical fashion moved away from the analytic philosophy of the 1930s, this work began to seem ahead of its time.
Arguing that experience is 'modal', in the sense that we always have a theoretical or practical perspective on the world, Michael Oakeshott explores the nature of philosophical experience and its relationship to three of the most important 'modes' of non-philosophical experience - science, history and practice - seeking to establish the autonomy and superiority of philosophy.
In recognition of its enduring importance, this book is presented in a fresh series livery for a new generation of readers, featuring a specially commissioned preface written by Paul Franco.
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