Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke

This book is a political pamphlet written in the 18th century, where the author criticizes the French Revolution, arguing that it has gone too far in its quest for radical change. He asserts that the revolutionaries, in their rejection of tradition and their embrace of abstract notions of liberty and equality, have overlooked the complexities of real social and political life. The author advocates for gradual, prudent reform rather than sudden, violent change and emphasizes the importance of tradition and inherited institutions.

The 876th greatest book of all time


Published
1790
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
96,000
Original Language
English

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