El Descontento Político

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Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, 1997 - Political Science - 72 pages
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Edmund Burke (1729-1797), uno de los filósofos políticos más importantes, analiza en estas páginas la situación política que lo rodea, ejerce la censura inteligente y muestra su fe en la presencia jurídica y política del pueblo, así como su fervor por la división de los poderes y su filiación constitucional, al tiempo que endereza sus diatribas en contra del partido de la corte.

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Born in Ireland in 1729, Edmund Burke was an English statesman, author, and orator who is best remembered as a formidable advocate for those who were victims of injustice. He was the son of a Dublin lawyer and had also trained to practice law. In the 1760s, Burke was elected to the House of Commons from the Whig party. Burke spent most of his career in Parliament as a member of the Royal Opposition, who was not afraid of controversy, as shown by his support for the American Revolution and for Irish/Catholic rights. His best-known work is Reflections on the French Revolution (1790). Some other notable works are On Conciliation with the American Colonies (1775) and Impeachment of Warren Hastings (1788). Edmund Burke died in 1797.

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