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Parliamentary Reform

Philip Schofield

in Utility and Democracy: The Political Thought of Jeremy Bentham

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198208563
eISBN:
9780191716928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208563.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

In 1809 Bentham embarked on a sustained and detailed attack on the British establishment, in which he persisted until his death in 1832. The elements of his political radicalism were in place when he ... More


Shears or Hatchets, 1779–1781

F.P. Lock

in Edmund Burke, Volume I: 1730-1784

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226634
eISBN:
9780191696244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226634.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

In October 1779, Burke looked forward to the approaching session of Parliament with an uneasy mixture of hope and dread, expectation and despair. The American colonies were as far as ever from being ... More


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