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Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke (1729-1797) was a Dublin-born philosopher and statesman who worked in the British Parliament. He studied at Trinity College before moving to London to attend Middle Temple where he focused on law. Burke quickly gained interest in politics and literature, publishing A Vindication of Natural Society in 1756 followed by A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful in 1757. He officially entered Parliament in 1765, as a secretary to the Whig Party....See more

Personality Profile For Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke

The following is a personality profile of Edmund Burke based on his work.

Edmund Burke is shrewd.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Edmund Burke is also proud: he holds himself in high regard, satisfied with who he is.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.

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