Reflections on the Revolution in France
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018 - 92
"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.