Edmund Burke and the Natural Law by Peter Stanlis

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First Published eBook Published 29 September It should also be evident from this book that as an exponent of Natural law or traditional "natural rights" Burke was in the great classical tradition of Aristotle and Cicero and the Scholastic tradition of St.

Thomas Aquinas, Bracton, and Hooker. To appreciate fully Burke's appeals to the Natural Law in Irish, American, domestic, and Indian affairs, it is necessary to understand the historical conditions and immediate circumstances which called forth his pleas, and to examine the manner in which Burke sought to establish the principles of Natural Law through practical political action.

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Natural Law in British Law Burke was one of the most widely-read members of Parliament of his time. As Stanlis established, that included the works of classical and modern natural law authors ranging from Cicero to Emer de Vattel as well as books covering the history of law in the British Isles.

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Edmund Burke, (born January 12?[January 1, Old Style],Dublin, Ireland—died July 9,Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England), British statesman, parliamentary orator, and political thinker prominent in public life from to about and important in the history of political championed conservatism in opposition to Jacobinism in Reflections on the.

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