An Imaginative Whig: Reassessing the Life and Thought of Edmund Burke

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März 2005



These essays shifts the focus of scholarly debate away from the themes that have dominated the study of Edmund Burke. They address prominent issues in contemporary society by emphasizing Burke's earlier career and writings and focusing on his position on historiography, moral philosophy, jurisprudence, aesthetics, and philosophical skepticism.


Introduction: The Whig Imagination of Edmund Burke by Ian Crowe; Burke and Religion by F. P. Lock; Burke and the Argument from Human Nature by David Bromwich; Burke's Conservatism by Harvey C. Mansfield; Edmund Burke's "Reflections on the Revolution in America" (1777): or, How Did the American Revolution Relate to the French? by J. C. D. Clark; Burke's First Encounter with Richard Price; The Chathamites and North America by John Faulkner; Burke, India, and Orientalism by Frederick G. Whelan; The Law, the Nun, and Edmund Burke by Elizabeth Lambert; Burke and the Conundrum of International Human Rights by Bruce Frohnen; Edmund Burke and the Thomistic Foundations of Natural Law by Joseph L. Pappin III; Odyssey of a Burke Revivalist: An Intellectual Biography of Peter J. Stanlis by Jeffrey O. Nelson


Ian Crowe, Director of the Edmund Burke Society of America, lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He is the editor of The Enduring Edmund Burke.
EAN: 9780826215574
ISBN: 0826215572
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2005
Seitenanzahl: 247 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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