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A Political Philosophy

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2006 - 214 pages
Presents a defence of social order, beginning from philosophical first principles which aims to be a systematic answer to liberal egalitarianism, and also a defence of the ...
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Beauty

Roger Scruton - Art - 2009 - 240 pages
Beauty can be consoling, disturbing, sacred, profane; it can be exhilarating, appealing, inspiring, chilling. It can affect us in an unlimited variety of ways. Yet it is never ...
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The Face of God: The Gifford Lectures

Roger Scruton - Religion - 2012 - 200 pages
Roger Scruton explores the place of God in a disenchanted world. His argument is a response to the atheist culture that is now growing around us, and also a defence of human ...
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Culture Counts: Faith and Feeling in a World Besieged

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2013 - 120 pages
What is culture? Why should we preserve it, and how? In this book, the renowned philosopher Roger Scruton defends Western culture against its internal critics and external ...
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The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False Hope

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2010 - 240 pages
Ranging widely over human history and culture, from ancient Greece to the current global economic downturn, Scruton makes a counterintuitive yet persuasive case that optimists ...
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The Soul of the World

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2014 - 216 pages
In The Soul of the World, renowned philosopher Roger Scruton defends the experience of the sacred against today’s fashionable forms of atheism. He argues that our personal ...
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Understanding Music: Philosophy and Interpretation

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2009 - 244 pages
Essays over het snijvlak tussen compositieleer, analyse, betekenisgeving en de relatie tussen taal en muziek.
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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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How to be a conservative

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2014 - 256 pages
What does it mean to be a conservative in an age so sceptical of conservatism? How can we live in the presence of our 'canonized forefathers' at a time when their cultural ...
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The Aesthetics of Music

Music - 1999 - 530 pages
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