by Methuen in London .
|Statement||by Edmund Burke.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 200p. ;|
|Number of Pages||200|
Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France, Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, These two pamphlets represent the premier bare-knuckle political prize-fight of its time. In the blue corner Irish statesman and Whig grandee, aesthetic theorist and small-C conservative, it's the Dublin Dynamo, Edmund Berserk Burke/5(). Reflections On The French Revolution Paperback – Septem by Edmund Burke (Author)Author: Edmund Burke. Reflections on the Revolution in France Edmund Burke — France And on the Proceedings of Certain Societies in London Relative to that Event, in a Letter Intended to Have Been Sent to a Gentleman in Paris Author: Edmund Burke. Reflections on the Revolution in France is a book by Edmund Burke, one of the best-known intellectual attacks against the (then-infant) French Revolution. In the twentieth century, it much influenced conservative and classical liberal intellectuals, who recast Burke's Whig arguments as a critique of Communism and Socialist revolutionary programmes.
Reflections on the Revolution in France Summary Edmund Burke writes to a young French correspondent, Depont, who has asked for his views of the current revolutionary events taking place in France. the French revolution was one of the four main political battles in his life, the other three being support for the American colonists, for the Irish, and for the people of India (see page25). First launched: April Reﬂections on the Revolution in France Edmund Burke Contents. Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France, first published in , is written as a letter to a French friend of Burke’s family, Charles-Jean-François Depont, who requests Burke’s opinion of the French Revolution to date. Burke is a well-connected politician and political theorist of the late eighteenth century, though this tract would become his first significant work on the . Two Classics of the French Revolution book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Many attempts have been made to refute Burke's 4/5.
Reflections on the Revolution in France is now widely regarded as a classic statement of conservative political thought, and is one of the eighteenth century’s great works of political rhetoric. Conor Cruise O’Brien’s introduction examines the contemporary political situation in England and Ireland and its influence on Burke’s point of view/5(9). Reflections on the Revolution in France and Other Writings book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The most important works /5. This new and up-to-date edition of a book that has been central to political philosophy, history, and revolutionary thought for two hundred years offers readers a dire warning of the consequences that follow the mismanagement of change. Written for a generation presented with challenges of terrible proportions--the Industrial, American, and French Revolutions, to name 3/5(9). The most enduring work of its time, Reflections on the Revolution in France was written in and has remained in print ever since. Edmund Burke’s analysis of revolutionary change established him as the chief framer of modern European conservative political thought.