Edmund Burke

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British statesman famous for his oratory

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It is customary to juxtapose dour Burkean conservatism with a dreamy Rousseauvian romanticism.
It is important to note that in Ryn's appraisal of the decline of intellectual conservatism in America he claims that a more robust, philosophically sophisticated conservatism would be able to make the distinction that Dewey makes when he criticizes the ontology of atomistic individualism but defends the kind of individualism and liberalism that is "integral to Burkean conservatism.
to those of Burkean conservatism in that they emphasize the inability of
One of the consequences of not taking account of the possible union of universality and historical particularity was an inability to distinguish adequately between two very different forms of individualism and liberalism, one atomistic and the other integral to a Burkean conservatism.
33) They also agreed that traditional Burkean conservatism was useless in addressing the problems of modernity.
Gingrich may have been thinking of the Burkean conservatism of incremental change, which he rejects in favor of revolutionary rhetoric.
Bloom's argument became a major touchstone in the development of "neoconservatism," a label that became associated with many fellow students of Strauss but which, ironically, explicitly rested on rejection of the claims of culture, tradition, and custom-the main impulses of Burkean conservatism.
33) A proper definition of conservatism, one that provides the conservative with an effective and well-articulated position from which to argue, was imperative for Weaver insofar as in the traditionalism of Burkean conservatism he saw the downfall of the movement, a danger he clearly articulates in the Ethics.
Kirkean, Burkean conservatism finds its paradise in Orthodoxy," says a professor who teaches at a Southern college.