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Face of God: The Gifford Lectures

Roger Scruton - Religion - 2012 - 186 pages
Atheist culture involves a turning away from God. Scruton shows how self-destructive this is for us and our culture.
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Perictione in Colophon: reflections on the aesthetic way of life

Roger Scruton - Drama - 2000 - 254 pages
This, the sequel to the same author's much-acclaimed Xanthippic Dialogues, is a multi-faceted commentary on the post-modern condition, which takes the form of a part ...
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Death-Devoted Heart : Sex and the Sacred in Wagner's Tristan and Isolde: Sex ...

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2003 - 248 pages
A tale of forbidden love and inevitable death, the medieval legend of Tristan and Isolde recounts the story of two lovers unknowingly drinking a magic potion and ultimately ...
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Sexual Desire: A Philosophical Investigation

Roger Scruton - Psychology - 2012 - 430 pages
When John desires Mary or Mary desires John, what does either of them want? What is meant by innocence, passion, love - and arousal, desire, perversion and shame? These are ...
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Culture Counts: Faith and Feeling in a World Besieged

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2007 - 117 pages
What is culture? Why should we preserve it, and how? In this book renowned philosopher Roger Scruton defends Western culture against its internal critics and external enemies ...
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AN Intelligent Person's Guide to Philosophy

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 1999 - 176 pages
"Philosophy's the 'love of wisdom', can be approached in two ways: by doing it, or by studying how it has been done," so writes the eminent philosopher Roger Scruton. In this ...
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