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Edmund Burke. 1729-1797. Life. Irish/ Protestant/ England Burke and class Society The French Revolution Wordsworth: ( The Prelude ) Oh! Pleasant exercise of hope and joy! For mighty were the auxiliars which then stood Upon our side, we who were strong in love!

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Edmund burke

Edmund Burke

1729-1797


Edmund burke

Life

  • Irish/ Protestant/ England

  • Burke and class Society

  • The French Revolution

    • Wordsworth: (The Prelude)

      Oh! Pleasant exercise of hope and joy!

      For mighty were the auxiliars which then stood

      Upon our side, we who were strong in love!

      Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive

      But to be young was very heaven!


Edmund burke

Burke’s view of the French Revolution


Revolutions and burke

Revolutions and Burke

  • Execution of Charles I (1649)

  • Glorious Revolution (1688)

  • American Revolution (1776)

  • French Revolution (1789)

    • What are the important differences for EB?

    • Central points of his book

      LIMITS OF HUMAN INTELLIGENCE

      SOCIAL ORDER AND THE INTELLECT


Reflections on the revolution in france

Reflections on the Revolution in France

Price’s sermon

I. Critique of the posture of the “Revolutionary Society”

1.what should liberty be?

2.elements of government

II. English institutions

1. right to choose out own governors

2. right to cashier them for misconduct

3. right to frame government for ourselves


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  • III. Proper mode of reform

  • Iv. What is wrong with France

    • Composition of the asembly

    • Proper criteria of just government

    • Horrors of the revolution

  • V. English institutions

    • Conservatism

    • Religion

  • VI. The policies of the Revolution


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