Dr. Richard Bourke
Professor of the History of Political Thought, King’s College, University of Cambridge.
Some recent publications
Empire and Revolution:The Political Life of Edmund Burke. Princeton University Press.
The Princeton History of Modern Ireland. Princeton University Press.
Popular Sovereignty in Historical Perspective. Cambridge University Press.
Texts to download
“What is Conservatism? History, Ideology and Party”. European Journal of Political Theory, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 449-475.
“Inventing Democracy: Participation in Political Thought”. University of Vienna. 9th Gerald Stourzh Lecture on the History of Human Rights and Democracy. Held on 10 May 2017.
“Reflections on the Political Thought of the Irish Revolution”. Read on 9 September 2016 at the University of Teesside.
“Languages of Conflict and the Northern Ireland Troubles”. The Journal of Modern History, Vol. 83, No. 3, pp. 544-578.
“Theory and Practice: the Revolution in Political Judgement”, in Bourke, R. & Geuss, R., eds. Political Judgement. Cambridge University Press, pp. 74-112.
“Edmund Burke and the Politics of Conquest”. Modern Intellectual History, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 403–432.
“Liberty, Authority, and Trust in Burke’s Idea of Empire”. Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 453-471.