Reflections on the Revolution in France
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  • Reflections on the Revolution in France

Reflections on the Revolution in France

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by Edmund Burke
     
 


Published in 1790, two years before the start of the Terror, this work offered a remarkably prescient view of the chaos that lay ahead. It articulates a defense of property, religion, and traditional values.
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Published in 1790, two years before the start of the Terror, this work offered a remarkably prescient view of the chaos that lay ahead. It articulates a defense of property, religion, and traditional values.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486445076
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/10/2006
Series:
Dover Value Editions Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,429,417
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface
Introduction: Edmund Burke: The Political Actor Thinking
Reflections on the Revolution in France3
Rethinking Reflections on the Revolution in France211
Edmund Burke: Prophet Against the Tyranny of the Politics of Theory213
Edmund Burke and the Literary Cabal: A Tale of Two Enlightenments233
Why American Constitutionalism Worked248
Democracy, Social Science, and Rationality, Reflections on Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France268
Suggested Readings291
Glossary-Index293

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