Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke (January 12, 1729 July 9, 1797) was an Irish political philosopher, Whig politician and statesman who is often regarded as the father of modern conservatism.

Edmund Burke is very famous relating to Quotes .


On Taste
The introductory discourse to the aesthetic treatise On the Sublime and Beautiful. From the Harvard Classics, Vol. XXIV, Part 1.

On the Sublime and Beautiful
This aesthetic treatise was an advance in the uniting of philosophy with psychology. From the Harvard Classics, Vol. XXIV, Part 2.

Reflections on the French Revolution
The prophetic warning against the pulling down of all that is good in society with the bad. From the Harvard Classics, Vol. XXIV, Part 3.

A Letter to a Noble Lord
A personal defense from the master of prosaic irony. From the Harvard Classics, Vol. XXIV, Part 4.

Bartlett’s Burke Quotations
Epitomal selections by John Bartlett.


“Edmund Burke”
Chapter by Herbert J. C. Grierson with bibliography from the Cambridge History of English Literature.



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