Nswer the questions provided with 1-2 paragraph answers. It is about Edmund Berke and his book
Answer the following question using Edmund Berkes works. There is no need to cite anything as the book required is the only one needed and the questions all have the exact pages where the answers will be. There isnt much time so Please try to finish asap. Thanks. there is also no need for double spacing.
QUESTIONS ON REFLECTIONS ON THE REVOLUTION IN FRANCE
(the page numbers are to the Hackett edition of Burkes book)
1.Who was Dr. Price and what does he have to do with Burkes writing his Reflections? ((xv), (xxvi), 25, 48/49, 57, 70)
3. On page 215 I found a great statement where Burke expresses his political philosophy. It starts like this: Good order is the foundation of all good things.Tell me what else he says there that explains this lead in sentence. I found similar statements of his conservative philosophy on pages 213/204/197/194/188 and 148. Do they all say the same thing?
5. What does Burke say the purpose of royalty and nobility is? (122) What does Noblesse obligemean?
7. What are the limitations placed upon (or the fences around) the British House of Commons? Why does it need to be fenced in like that? (38ff. and pages 164/165) And how is this different from the French National Assembly after the Third Estate declared itself as the whole of the Assembly and the other estates/strata accepted that fact? Before that what were the three orders/estates in French society?
9. Connect Burkes concept of tradition to his reference to the mindof a country?(p.42ff) How can a country have a Mindor a Spiritand what has that got to do with traditions?
11. On page 153 Burke crticizes how the French organized the right to vote and says their revolution is phony. What is your reaction?
13. What Mixed systemof order and sentiment is Burke defending and what traditions does that involve? (67-70). How does that make Burke shy away from too intellectual an approach to politics and civil affairs? What does the word Prudencemean and why do you think Burke thought that particular virtue was very much needed in politics and government instead of the abstract Scientificapproach of contract theorists like Locke and Paine?
15. Burke complains that what from his point of view is the Virus of livertyhas had very negative effects in the French army 187 and 193/194. How so?
17. Explain Burkes view on the relationship between politics, religion and civic affairs. (page 69 and 80-83)
19. Explain Burkes view of a natural aristrocacy. (34, 44-46, 70, 86, 95) What is so Naturalabout it?
21. Why does Burke object to Radicalor Perfect equality. (45 and 153, especially at the bottom) Why does he think this kind of extreme and abstract equaltiy it is unnatural(67/68)
23. As you know from the four pillars, Burke was very interested in commerce. What are his economic criticisms of the French revolution? (199-204)?
25. Burke has said (elsewhere): The tyranny of the multitude is but a multiplied tyranny.Do you think there lies a distrust here? Of what and why?
27. Do you think a man like Burke would ever favor any kind of revolutionary activity?