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A Short History of Modern Philosophy: From Descartes to Wittgenstein

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2002 - 320 pages
A Short History of Modern Philosophy is a lucid, challenging and up-to-date survey of the philosophers and philosophies from the founding father of modern philosophy, René ...
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Sexual Desire: A Philosophical Investigation

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2006 - 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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Kant: A Very Short Introduction

Roger Scruton - Philosophy - 2001 - 160 pages
Kant is arguably the most influential modern philosopher, but also one of the most difficult. Roger Scruton tackles his exceptionally complex subject with a strong hand ...
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The Aesthetics of Music

Roger Scruton - Music - 1999 - 530 pages
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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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Animal Rights and Wrongs

Roger Scruton - Animal rights - 1998 - 111 pages
A revised and improved edition of a book in continuing demand.Do animals have rights? If not, do we have duties towards them? If so, what duties?These are myariad other issues ...
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News From Somewhere

Roger Scruton - Political Science - 2005 - 192 pages
For a number of years Roger Scruton has contributed a weekly article to the Financial Times on country matters. Always beautifully written, one of these pieces (Vegetables) won ...
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England: An Elegy

Roger Scruton - Political Science - 2006 - 270 pages
Provides an account of England which is an analysis of its institutions and culture, and a celebration of its virtues. This book covers aspects of the English inheritance ...
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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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