Reprinted from JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF IDEAS, Vol. XIX, No.1,
January, 1958, pages 114--118.
PRINTED IN U.S.A.
A NOTE ON BURKE'S VINDICATION OF NATURAL SOCIETY
By MURRAY N. RoTHBARD
In 1756 Edmund Burke published his first work: Vindication of Natural
Society. Curiously enough it has been almost completely ignored in the cur
rent Burke revival. This work contrasts sharply with Burke's other writ
ings, for it is hardly in keeping with the current image of the Father of the
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