Roger Scruton

Two thinkers offer contrasting but complementary ways of thinking about human nature

Roger Scruton’s book on Wagner argues that The Ring is one of the most important works of art produced in the past 200 years

In his latest book, Roger Scruton takes on the ultimate philosophical problem of death

An update of Roger Scruton’s takedown of Leftist intellectuals is even sharper than its predecessor

A stark warning about cultural relativism

Roger Scruton’s new book roots British Conservatism in our distinctive history

Roger Scruton’s Notes from Underground is a loving portrait of the beauty and desolation of Communist-era Prague

“I cannot endure to read a line of poetry: I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me. I have also almost lost my taste for pictures or music.” So wrote Charles Darwin, conceding that his mind seemed “to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts” causing “the atrophy of that part of the brain alone on which the higher tastes depend”.

The Church of England is part of this country’s identity and the key to its past, according to Roger Scruton in his superb new book, Our Church

The financial crisis has produced a new wave of young libertarians but these radicals champion freedom over and above virtue