Reflections on the Revolution in France
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"Reflections on the French Revolution" (also known as "The Reflections of the British on the French Revolution") - a treatise of the English MP Edmund Burke, containing a detailed criticism of the programs of revolutionary reorganization of society. "Reflections on the French Revolution" was written at the height of the French Revolution in 1790. The treatise sparked a wide public debate, particularly because of the parallel oratorical activities of Edmund Burke in Parliament and as a vivid expression of the ideology of conservatism. The French revolution in this text Burke "sharply and unequivocally condemned as an attempt to destroy the established social order and replace it with a purely speculative and therefore unviable scheme of social relations, developed by philosophers-encyclopaedists." Predicting its collapse and rebirth in the likeness of what was before.
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