Edmund Burke

Spectator books of the year: Jonathan Sumption on a thunderous biography of Wellington

22 November 2015 15:00

Richard Bourke’s Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke (Princeton, £30.95) is a monument of exact scholarship and…

We need a Campaign to Protect Urban England

10 July 2015 16:02

If a political subject is inconvenient to both Left and Right then the chances are that it won’t get addressed,…

Edmund Burke and post-modern conservatism

24 May 2013 15:28

There has been a lot of talk about Jesse Norman’s book on Edmund Burke, and deservedly so for it’s a…

Tory backbencher Jesse Norman. Picture: PA

Jesse Norman interview: Edmund Burke, our chief of men

24 May 2013 9:00

When he arrived in London, Burke had a very brief career in law. He soon dedicated his time to critical…

Edmund Burke – a writer one should always read

20 May 2013 11:40

I thought readers might be interested in this piece in the current print edition of the magazine. It is my…