Applying Burkean conservatism
to the Constitution means seeing it as inextricable from the particular traditions and practices of the group from which it emerged.
It is customary to juxtapose dour Burkean conservatism
with a dreamy Rousseauvian romanticism.
to those of Burkean conservatism
in that they emphasize the inability of
The founding difference between Carl Schmitt's conservatism and Burkean conservatism
is that his thought is structured, from the ground up, around a strident critique of liberalism.
But unlike Burkean conservatism
, they posit, American conservatism (mostly) eschews elitism, skepticism about progress, and belief in established institutions and hierarchies.
The conservatism Ryn defends recognizes the possibility of a synthesis of universality and historical particularity, which allows conservatism to distinguish between two types of individualism and liberalism: one atomistic and one "integral to Burkean conservatism
Federici notes, "Although Voegelin had little to say about Burke, his political writings in particular contain elements of Burkean conservatism
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
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.
Kirkean, Burkean conservatism
finds its paradise in Orthodoxy," says a professor who teaches at a Southern college.