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- Oxford University Press, UK 1998; US$ 8.99
An eloquent and sometimes even erotic book, the Philosophical Enquiry was long dismissed as a piece of mere juvenilia. However, Burke's analysis of the relationship between emotion, beauty, and art form is now recognized as not only an important and influential work of aesthetic theory, but also one of the first major works in European literature... more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
Burke supported the American revolution but fought against the French. With his major work Reflections on the Revolution in France, written in 1790, he attacked the revolution and its rationalism and at the same time created a weapon for the counter revolution in England. Burke predicted with uncanny accuracy the Reign of Terror which lay ahead. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 26.95
This is one of the most important works of aesthetics ever written. Whilst many writers have taken up their pen to write of ?the beautiful?, Burke?s subject here was that quality he uniquely distinguished as ?the sublime? ? an all-consuming force beyond beauty that compelled terror as much as rapture in all who beheld it. The Routledge Classics edition... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
Edmund Burke was praised by the King of England due to his response to the French Revolution. As reward he was offered pension by the King. This work was written by the author in order to answer the criticism meted out to him by Duke of Bedford and Earl of Lauderdale. A deeply engrossing work that shows the working of the authors mind and reflections... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 52.00
Against a backdrop of corporate scandal, business leaders can no longer rely on the old-fashioned style of one-sided community relations programs to promote a good image. Nor can they expect preferential treatment just because they meet their tax obligations. Pressure from all sides is forcing corporate leaders to increase their investments in the... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Edmund Burke PC (12 January [New Style] 1729 9 July 1797) was an Anglo-Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher who, after relocating to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of Great Britain as a member of the Whig party. He is mainly remembered for his opposition to the French Revolution. It led... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1982; Not Available
Burke's seminal work was written during the early months of the French Revolution, and it predicted with uncanny accuracy many of its worst excesses, including the Reign of Terror. A scathing attack on the revolution's attitudes to existing institutions, property and religion, it makes a cogent case for upholding inherited rights and established customs,... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
In 'Reflections on the Revolution in France', Burke presented his arguments regarding issues on which he disagreed with the National Assembly leaders who were responsible for the French Revolution. A remarkable book, it presents the point of view of conservatives and highlights the features of democracy. Thought-provoking! more...