PL EN


2013 | LXXXIX (89) | 155-170
Article title

Burke v. Hume – problem prawa natury u początków brytyjskiego konserwatyzmu

Authors
Content
Title variants
EN
Burke v. Hume – the problem of the natural law at the beginning of British conservatism
Languages of publication
PL
Abstracts
EN
The Author presents two different currents in Anglo-Saxon conservative political philosophy. He argues that their founders – David Hume and Edmund Burke – represent completely different approaches toward the issue of natural law. For Hume, the natural law is nothing but the product of social practices. It is changeable and evolves together with society itself. In turn, Burke appeals to the conception of natural law in its classical version. For him, it is universal, commonly binding and immutable. It constitutes the main source of the legitimacy of all social and political institutions. The Author indicates that it is the reason why it is appropriate to consider these two conceptions of natural law separately. The former accepts slow, evolutionary changes regardless of their direction. The latter assumes that they are bound to be correlated with the natural law order.
Keywords
Year
Volume
Pages
155-170
Physical description
Dates
published
2013
Contributors
References
  • Baczko B., Hume: natura ludzka i nieobecność absolutu, Arch. Hist. Fil. i Myśli Społ. 1971/17.
  • Baier A., Progress and Sentiment: Reflections on Hume’s Treatise, Harvard University Press, Cambridge 1991.
  • Burke E., An Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs, in concequence of some late discussion in Parliament, J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, London 1791.
  • Burke E., Dociekania filozoficzne o pochodzeniu naszych idei wzniosłości i piękna, tłum. P. Graff, PWN, Warszawa 1968.
  • Burke E., O duchu i naturze rewolucji, tłum. A.Wincewicz-Price, OMP, Kraków 2012.
  • Burke E., Rozważania o rewolucji we Francji, tłum. D. Lachowska, Znak, Kraków 1994.
  • Dicker G., Hume’s Epistemology and Metaphysics, Routledge, London 1998.
  • Haakonsssen K., The Science of a Legislator. The Natural Jurisprudence if David Hume and Adam Smith, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1989.
  • Hume D., Badania dotyczące rozumu ludzkiego, tłum. J. Łukasiewicz, K. Twardowski, PWN, Warszawa 1977.
  • Hume D., Badania dotyczące zasad moralności, tłum. A. Hochfeld, PWN, Warszawa 1975.
  • Hume D., Essays, Literary, Moral and Political, Ward, Lock & Co., London b.d.w.
  • Hume D., Traktat o naturze ludzkiej, tłum. Cz. Znamierowski, PWN, Warszawa 1963.
  • Kidd C., Subverting Scotland’s Past. Scottish Whig Historians and the Creation of an Anglo-British Identity 1689–1830, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2003.
  • Kilcup R.W., Burke’s Historicism, The Journal of Modern History 1977/49 (3).
  • Lucas P., On Edmund Burke’s Doctrine of Prescription. Or, an Appeal from the New to the Old Lawyers, The Historical Journal 1968/11 (1).
  • Meinecke F., Historism: The Rise of a New Historical Outlook, trans. J.E. Anderson, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1972.
  • Speeches of the Managers and Counsel in the Trial of Warren Hastings, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, London 1859.
  • Stanlis P.J., Edmund Burke and the Natural Law, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick 2003.
  • Stroud B., Hume, Routledge, London 1981.
  • Szlachta B., Edmund Burke wobec szkół prawa naturalnego, Arch. Hist. Fil. i Myśli Społ. 1994/39.
  • Tulejski T., Konserwatyzm bez Boga. Dawida Hume’a wizja społeczeństwa, państwa i prawa, Fijorr Publ. Warszawa 2009.
  • Warner D., Livingston D.W. (eds), David Hume: Political Writings, Hackett Publishing, Indianapolis 1994.
  • Whelan F.G., Order and Artifice in Hume’s Political Philosophy, Princeton University Press, Princeton 1895.
  • Wielomski A., Od grzechu do apokatastasis. Historiozofia Josepha de Maistre’a, Inst. Liber.-Konserw., Lublin 1999.
  • Winters B., Hume’s Argument for the Superiority of Natural Instinct, Dialogue 1981/20.
  • The Works of Edmund Burke, C.C. Little & J. Brown, Boston 1839.
  • The Works of Edmund Burke with a Memoir in Three Volumes, G. Dearborn, New York 1836.
  • The Works of Honourable Edmund Burke, H.G. Bohn, London 1841.
  • Works of Edmund Burke, Liberty Found, Indianapolis 1999.
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
ISSN
0081-6841
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.desklight-fdf750fa-058d-4060-89a6-9de3125ac097
JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page.