Sir Roger Scruton, FBA, FRSL


Posted on Tuesday, January 14, 2020
In: Obituaries
Written by: Peter Brook

Reliably controversial foxhunting philosopher, Wagnerian, scourge of the left and author of 50 books. When Roger Scruton gave the inaugural lecture of the Royal Institute of Philosophy at Durham University in 1989 he found himself in competition with a choir practising in the next room. As the choir grew louder and louder, his audience began...
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