The Christian Humanism of Edmund Burke

Day 4
Session 10
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3:20 PM

An examination of Edmund Burke as thinker and as statesman--with a focus on why he became so concerned not only with the western tradition but also with the preservation and promotion of the dignity of the human person. Through philosophy and theology, he promoted the rights of Irish, Hindus, Roman Catholics, and Americans.

Recommended Reading

Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France (Liberty Fund edition--available online), pp. 92-99, 119-129, 136-144, 151-158, 169-176, 191-207, 307.

Course Year:

2019

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