Can you find any current examples of Burkean thinking in today’s conservatism? Do you think that David Cameron is Burkean? (It’s worth putting in a bit of effort here – it will contribute to the next mandatory entry)
Do you think that Mary Wollstonecraft would be happy with the place of women in politics today? You might like to think about the so-called ‘women’s vote’ and other issues such as parliamentary quotas for women.
Mandatory Journal Entry 3
In no more than 600 words, using APA referencing throughout, address the following question (THIS IS NOT AN ESSAY – JUST ANSWER THE QUESTION). Look at the marking grid below and make sure that you address the criteria
The Conservative government would like to repeal the Human Rights Act. Burke would be delighted but Paine and Wollstonecraft would be very unhappy. Why?
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Roughly 600 words
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Entry has a succinct focus on the question / task
No significant errors of fact
No unsupported interpretations / analyses
No significant amounts of irrelevant material
Includes quote(s) from primary sources as well as other citations (e.g. from commentaries) in the entry
Fair attempt at using APA referencing throughout
Fair spelling, grammar and syntax (taking account that this is essentially a blog)