A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful: with an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste: A New Edition [cover title: Burke on the Sublime]

Gegensatz Press
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New critical edition of this seminal text in the philosophy of art.
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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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Gegensatz Press
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Published on
Dec 29, 2013
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Pages
174
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ISBN
9781621306801
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / General
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 The British statesman Edmund Burke is an important figure in the history of political theory. Burke is chiefly remembered for his support of the cause of the American Revolutionaries, Catholic emancipation and for his later objections of the French Revolution, leading to his becoming a leading figure in the conservative faction of the Whig Party. This comprehensive eBook presents Burke’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Burke’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the major works

* Rare pamphlets and political works, not available in other collections

* Includes ‘The Reformer’ articles, published when Burke was eighteen-years old — first time in digital print

* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Includes Burke’s letters and speeches - spend hours exploring the statesman’s diverse works

* Features two biographies - discover Burke’s literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Books

A VINDICATION OF NATURAL SOCIETY

A PHILOSOPHICAL ENQUIRY INTO THE ORIGIN OF OUR IDEAS OF THE SUBLIME AND BEAUTIFUL

AN ACCOUNT OF THE EUROPEAN SETTLEMENTS IN AMERICA

AN ESSAY TOWARDS AN ABRIDGEMENT OF THE ENGLISH HISTORY

A SHORT ACCOUNT OF A LATE SHORT ADMINISTRATION

OBSERVATIONS ON A LATE STATE OF THE NATION

THOUGHTS ON THE CAUSE OF THE PRESENT DISCONTENTS

THE LETTERS OF VALENS

REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON INDIA

A REPRESENTATION TO HIS MAJESTY, MOVED IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

ARTICLES OF CHARGE OF HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS AGAINST WARREN HASTINGS, ESQUIRE

REFLECTIONS ON THE REVOLUTION IN FRANCE

APPEAL FROM THE NEW TO THE OLD WHIGS

THOUGHTS ON FRENCH AFFAIRS

THOUGHTS ON THE PROSPECT OF A REGICIDE PEACE

THREE MEMORIALS ON FRENCH AFFAIRS

THOUGHTS AND DETAILS ON SCARCITY

THE CATHOLIC CLAIMS

MISCELLANEOUS WORKS


The Speeches

LIST OF SPEECHES


The Letters

LIST OF LETTERS


The Biographies

INTRODUCTION TO EDMUND BURKE by Sidney Carleton Newsom

EDMUND BURKE by John Morley


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 The British statesman Edmund Burke is an important figure in the history of political theory. Burke is chiefly remembered for his support of the cause of the American Revolutionaries, Catholic emancipation and for his later objections of the French Revolution, leading to his becoming a leading figure in the conservative faction of the Whig Party. This comprehensive eBook presents Burke’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Burke’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the major works

* Rare pamphlets and political works, not available in other collections

* Includes ‘The Reformer’ articles, published when Burke was eighteen-years old — first time in digital print

* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Includes Burke’s letters and speeches - spend hours exploring the statesman’s diverse works

* Features two biographies - discover Burke’s literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles


CONTENTS:


The Books

A VINDICATION OF NATURAL SOCIETY

A PHILOSOPHICAL ENQUIRY INTO THE ORIGIN OF OUR IDEAS OF THE SUBLIME AND BEAUTIFUL

AN ACCOUNT OF THE EUROPEAN SETTLEMENTS IN AMERICA

AN ESSAY TOWARDS AN ABRIDGEMENT OF THE ENGLISH HISTORY

A SHORT ACCOUNT OF A LATE SHORT ADMINISTRATION

OBSERVATIONS ON A LATE STATE OF THE NATION

THOUGHTS ON THE CAUSE OF THE PRESENT DISCONTENTS

THE LETTERS OF VALENS

REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON INDIA

A REPRESENTATION TO HIS MAJESTY, MOVED IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

ARTICLES OF CHARGE OF HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS AGAINST WARREN HASTINGS, ESQUIRE

REFLECTIONS ON THE REVOLUTION IN FRANCE

APPEAL FROM THE NEW TO THE OLD WHIGS

THOUGHTS ON FRENCH AFFAIRS

THOUGHTS ON THE PROSPECT OF A REGICIDE PEACE

THREE MEMORIALS ON FRENCH AFFAIRS

THOUGHTS AND DETAILS ON SCARCITY

THE CATHOLIC CLAIMS

MISCELLANEOUS WORKS


The Speeches

LIST OF SPEECHES


The Letters

LIST OF LETTERS


The Biographies

INTRODUCTION TO EDMUND BURKE by Sidney Carleton Newsom

EDMUND BURKE by John Morley


Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks


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