Lesson 6: Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke, Pt. 1
Watch Lesson 6 of Teaching Modern Political Philosophy, presented by Joshua Gibbs.
Outline of Session
- Discuss what you learned about the differences between progressives and conservatism which are apparent in the views of Rousseau and Burke.
- What are the helpful tips that are given for the teaching of Burke’s Reflections with high school students? What are some reasons why it is such a difficult read? How can you mediate these things and be sympathetic to your students?