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Edmund Burke and the revolt against the Eighteenth century

Alfred Cobban

Edmund Burke and the revolt against the Eighteenth century

a study of the political and social thinking of Burke, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey

by Alfred Cobban

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burke, Edmund, -- 1729-1797,
  • Wordsworth, William, -- 1770-1850 -- Political and social views,
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, -- 1772-1834 -- Political and social views,
  • Southey, Robert, -- 1774-1843 -- Political and social views,
  • Political science -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Eighteenth century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alfred Cobban.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16318033M

    Nevertheless, we have a starting point for our argument in Alfred Cobban’s book, Edmund Burke and the Revolt against the Eighteenth Century (), which was the first historical study to trace the different political and cultural effects of Burke’s life and work upon the ‘Lake Poets’. 2 He was adamant that these Romantic writers owed Author: Mark Keay. This is the first attempt, since the work of A.P.I. Samuels in , at examining the early career of Edmund Burke without assuming that he was born to become the arch-conservative who condemned the French Revolution. Instead of being in revolt against the Enlightenment, the young Burke was a man intent on illustrating himself and his age by promoting rational knowledge and.

    works on burke. Cobban, A. Edmund Burke and the Revolt against the Eighteenth Century. London: Allen and Unwin, Adds new thought on the resemblances between Burke's thought and that of Rousseau. Cone, C. B. Burke and the Nature of Politics. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, A valuable introductory study from a modern standpoint. [Edmund Burke, the son of an attorney, was born at Dublin in He received his schooling at Ballitore, in Kildare, and entered Trinity College, Dublin, in , the same year as Goldsmith. His academic career was undistinguished, but he was assiduous in the practice of composition and oratory.

    Edmund Burke was one of the foremost philosophers of the eighteenth century and wrote widely on aesthetics, politics and society. In this landmark work, he propounds his theory that the sublime and the beautiful should be regarded as distinct and wholly separate states - the first, an experience inspired by fear and awe, the second an. See A. Cobban, Edmund Burke and the Revolt against the Eighteenth Century: A Study of the Political and Social Thinking o f Burke, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey (London: Allen and Unwin, ); M. Freeman, Edmund Burke and the Critique of Political Radicalism (Oxford: Author: Jason Edwards.


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Excerpt from Edmund Burke and the Revolt Against the Eighteenth Century: A Study of the Political and Social Thinking of Burke, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey The preparation OF this book was commenced while I was studying Burke under the supervision of Dr.

Temperley of Peterhouse, Cambridge, to whom I am greatly indebted. I am also very grateful to Professor J.

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A Study of the Political and Social Thinking of Burke, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey. By Alfred Cobban. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Author: Alfred Cobban. Edmund Burke, author of Reflections on the Revolution in France, is known to a wide public as a classic political thinker: it is less well understood that his intellectual achievement depended upon his understanding of philosophy and use of it in the practical writings and speeches by which he is chiefly present essay explores the character and significance of the use of philosophy.

If we consider only Burke’s immediate practical intention, to warn against French revolutionary principles and to exalt a Christian and Natural Law conception of civil society, the Reflections was the most successful book of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, and it was almost totally opposed to the prevailing spirit of the age.

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The re-issue of Professor Cobban’s book on Edmund Burke is a cannonade in the war of skirmishes which still goes on between the disciples of the late Sir Lewis Namier and.

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Edmund Burke: The Enlightenment and Revolu-tion. New Brunswick, NJ and London: Transaction Publishers, Pp. $ Of all the major literary and historical figures of the eighteenth century, none looks so different after the annus mirabilis of as Edmund Burke.

As if in testimony to Burke's imaginative grasp of his contemporary. Alfred Cobban's EDMUND BURKE AND THE REVOLT AGAINST THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY: A STUDY OF THE POLITICAL AND SOCIAL THINKING OF BURKE, WORDSWORTH, COLERIDGE AND SOUTHEY not only does a fine job of situating Burke among some of his more illustrious contemporaries, but has the virtue of being very clearly written.5/5(4).

Intertextual War: Edmund Burke and the French Revolution in the Writings of Mary Wollstonecraft, Thomas Paine, and James Mackintosh. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. Alfred Cobban.

Edmund Burke and the Revolt Against the Eighteenth Century: A Study of the Political and Social Thinking of Burke, Wordsworth, Coleridge and. utility, and for utility Burke reads history." See Edmund Burke and the Revolt against the Eighteenth Century (London, ), pp.

where he briefly formulates Burke's view of history. This essay, in emphasizing Burke's belief in free will, denies Cobban's claim. Edmund Burke and the Revolt against the Eighteenth Century: A Study of the Political and Social Thinking of Burke, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey By Alfred Cobban George Allen & Unwin, Read preview Overview.

Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France, the author’s only important work of political thought, has assured him a place in the Pantheon of modern conservatism. Burke’s critique, which seemed overwrought in but prophetic inmarks the end of Enlightenment confidence in scenic hypotheses.

Where Hobbes, at the beginning of this era. In his aesthetic treatise A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origins of Our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful (), Edmund Burke () proposes his concept of the sublime.

Although several eighteenth-century commentators had attempted the same thing, Burke’s Enquiry far exceeds the others in both scope and intellectual acuity. The sublime has a long history, dating back to the. Letter to Grenville, cited in Cobban, Edmund Burke and the Revolt Against the Eighteenth Century, p.

See Appendix to Remarks on the Policy of the Allies with Respect to France, begun OctoberWorks, vol. 7, pp. –15; Vattel, The Law of Nations, Book II, chapter IV, secti 53, Cited by:.

Canavan examines the contest of prevalent Protestant doctrine in the eighteenth century and discusses Burke’s rather latitudinarian Anglicanism in relation to it. The emphasis is on the belief in Providence—the manner in which God is involved actively in directing the course of human events—and the belief in the moral law as the will of God.Edmund Burke (/ ˈ b ɜːr k /; 12 January [] – 9 July ) was an Irish statesman and in Dublin, Burke served as a member of parliament (MP) between and in the House of Commons of Great Britain with the Whig Party after moving to London in Burke was a proponent of underpinning virtues with manners in society and of the importance of religious Children: Richard Burke Jr.

Edmund Burke's “Reflections on the Revolution in France” as a classic text cannot be understood without analysing the interaction between the text and its historical-philosophical context.

On its historical side, “Reflections” was written in order to defend the 18th century British political system against the omnipresent air of change in Europe as being prudently progressive.