Michael Oakeshott is a conservative political thinker and philosopher who passed away in 1990. Born in England he wrote extensively about the strength of practical learning over the more abstract theoretical, book learning.
The featured image above featured in my blog for the Huffington Post which explored the relevance of Michael Oakeshott and his thinking for educators today. Read what I had to say on that here.
Below is another picture I produced of Michael Oakeshott.