No conservative library is complete without the thought of Edmund Burke, the founder of modern conservatism. This is the most comprehensive anthology of his works and speeches. Peter J. Stanlis, professor of humanities emeritus at Rockford College, has taken care to preserve the beauty of Burke’s prose while selecting the most essential passages from his numerous writings. Included are:
Stanlis’s introduction gives important insight into Burke’s early life, education, professional training, literary and political career, prose style, political philosophy, and more.