LATE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF BENGAL.
SPEECH IN OPENING.
Opening the impeachment.
Third day: Monday, February
My Lords,—­The gentlemen who a...
The British statesman Edmund Burke (1729-1797) was a noted political theorist and philosophical writer. He was born in Ireland, spent most of his active life in English politics, and died the politica...
Ordinarily one approaches the writings of practicing politicians without anticipating any benefit other than that of becoming informed--that is, unless they are the writings of Edmund Burke. Burke is ...
Eighteenth-century man of letters, politician, and member of Parliament (MP), Edmund Burke is usually regarded as the father of modern political conservatism and an advocate for what has become party ...
When in 1765 at the age of 36, he began his long career as a member of the British Parliament, Edmund Burke was already widely known for his intellectual ability as editor of the highly acclaimed jour...