Reflections On the Revolution In France

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what arguments did Edmund Burke pose against revolution?

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Edmund Burke quotes against revolution:

"But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever."

"But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint."

"Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind."

He says they are enlightenment thinkers who are against Prejudgice and trandition and that they have given up the wisedom of tradition.