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IN DEFENSE OF EDMUND BURKE''S ARISTOCRATIC ORDER

 

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This book disputes the widely-held view of Edmund Burke as the wellspring and the source of modern conservatism, arguing that Burke''s defense of the aristocratic order and his distinct conservatism makes his political thought incompatible with the visions of contemporary conservatism. Author presents a defense of Burke''s political philosophy against contemporary conservative scholars who have revised the originality of Burke''s thought in order to mold him into a modern conservative. It is argued that Burke''s conservatism is embedded in his defense of the existing institutions of the social order and his use of such conceptual tools as historicism, tradition, prescription, and prudence to justify this defense. Furthermore, author demonstrates the revisionist tendencies of modern conservatives and their attempt to marginalize Burke''s appeal to the aristocratic order as an intrinsic part of Burke''s conservatism. Finally, the fundamental differences between Burke''s conservatism and those of the revisionists are explored, demonstrating that Burke''s conservatism is antithetical to the claims of contemporary revisionists conservatism.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC32923
AuthorNerses Kopalyan
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages140
Publishing Year11/17/2010
ISBN978-3843375436
Edition1 st
Book TypePolitical ideologies
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
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