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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 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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Culture Counts: Faith and Feeling in a World Besieged

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2007 - 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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Gentle Regrets: Thoughts from a Life

Roger Scruton - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 256 pages
Roger Scruton is Britain's best known intellectual dissident, who has defended English traditions and English identity against an official culture of denigration. Although his ...
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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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Sexual Desire: A Philosophical Investigation

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2015 - 448 pages
A dazzling treatise, as erudite and eloquent as Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex and considerably more sound in its conclusion - TLS "He is an eloquent and practised writer ...
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The Uses of Pessimism

Roger Scruton - Social Science - 2014 - 300 pages
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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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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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The Aesthetics of Music

Roger Scruton - Music - 1999 - 530 pages
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