British Liberal Tradition in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
English Liberalism was born out of the seventeenth-century struggle for freedom of conscience and the resistance of Parliament to the arbitrary authority of the king. Yet, from an intellectual perspective, the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries represented an age of continuous transformation for the British liberal tradition. This conference focused on the intellectual and political development of the English liberal tradition during that period.
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Select Works of Edmund Burke: Reflections on the Revolution in France
By Edmund Burke
Compiled and with a Foreword and Notes by Francis Canavan
Originally published by Oxford University Press in the 1890s, the famed three-volume Payne edition of Select Works is universally revered by students of English history and political thought. Faithfully reproduced in each volume are E. J. Payne’s notes and introductory essays. Francis Canavan, one of the great Burke scholars of…
Further Reflections on the Revolution in France
By Edmund Burke
Edited by Daniel E. Ritchie
In his famous Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790), Edmund Burke excoriated French revolutionary leaders for recklessly destroying France’s venerable institutions and way of life. But his war against the French intelligentsia did not end there, and Burke continued to take pen in hand against the Jacobins until his…
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