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Author photo. Roger Scruton (1944-)
photograph by bartvs, Antwerpen, June 23th, 2006.

Roger Scruton (1944-) photograph by bartvs, Antwerpen, June 23th, 2006.

Roger Scruton (1944–2020)

Author of Kant: A Very Short Introduction

Includes the names: R. Scruton, R. Scruton, Roger Scruton, Roger Scruton, Roger et.al Scruton

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Sir Roger Scruton (1944-2020), the distinguished philosopher and public intellectual, taught at many institutions on both sides of the Atlantic including Birkbeck College, Boston University, and the University of Buckingham. He was the author of more than forty books. In his work as a philosopher he specialized in aesthetics, giving particular attention to music and architecture. He also wrote several novels, as well as memoirs and essays on topics of general interest. He engaged in contemporary political and cultural debates from the standpoint of a conservative thinker and was well known as a powerful polemicist. He was a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the British Academy and was officially honoured by the Czech Republic, by the City of Plzen, and by Virginia's General Assembly. In 2004 he received the Ingersoll Weaver Prize for Scholarly Letters. In 2016 he was recipient of the Polish Lech Kaczynski Foundation's Medal for Courage and Integrity, was awarded the Italian Masi Prize for the Culture of Wine in recognition of his book I Drink Therefore I Am, and was knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
— biography from Culture Counts: Faith and Feeling in a World Besieged
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How to Be a Conservative 199 copies, 1 review
The Soul of the World 199 copies, 1 review
The Meaning of Conservatism 177 copies, 1 review
The Aesthetics of Architecture 121 copies, 1 review
A Political Philosophy 116 copies, 1 review
England: An Elegy 115 copies, 2 reviews
The Aesthetics of Music 112 copies, 1 review
On Human Nature 100 copies
Animal Rights and Wrongs 54 copies, 2 reviews
Our Church 53 copies, 1 review
On Hunting 52 copies
Music as an Art 37 copies
Conservative Texts: An Anthology (Contributor; Editor; Introduction) 8 copies
Francesca 4 copies
TOWN AND COUNTRY (Editor) 3 copies
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