Attracting philosophers, politicians, aestheticians as well as the educated reader, Edmund Burke’s Philosophical Enquiry, first published in 1757, was a milestone in western thinking. This conference will take the 250th anniversary of the Philosophical Enquiry as an occasion to reassess Burke’s prominence in the history of ideas.
Speakers are: F.P. Lock (Queens), A. Sarafianos (Manchester), K. O’Donnell (Dublin), S. Ducheyne (Gent), H. Parret (Leuven), L. Gibbons (Notre Dame), D. Perinetti (Montreal), J.L. Pappin III (South Carolina), H. Thompson (Northwestern), B. Vandenabeele (Gent), B. Saint Girons (Paris).
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