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Edmund Burke's Work

Letter to a Noble Lord

Response to parliament’s objection to Burke’s state pension by the Duke of Bedford and the Earl of Lauderdale.

On Taste

Details on how Burke defined taste as no more than that faculty or those faculties of the mind, which are affected with, or which form a judgment of, the works of imagination and the elegant arts.

Reflection on the Revolution in France

Details Burke’s primary antirevolutionary work as it questioned the motives of the actors and warned against the pulling down of all society.

The Sublime and Beautiful

Details how Burke’s aesthetic treatise sought to unite philosophy with psychology.

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