Gentle Regrets: Thoughts from a Life by Roger Scruton

By Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton is Britain's most sensible identified highbrow dissident, who has defended English traditions and English identification opposed to an respectable tradition of denigration. even supposing his writings on philosophical aesthetics have proven him to be a number one authority within the box, his defence of political conservatism has marked him out in educational circles as public enemy #1. if it is Scruton's reviews that wake up the nostril of his critics, or the wit and erudition with which he expresses them, there's no doubt that their noses are enormously distended through his presence, and regularly at the verge of a collective sneeze. opposite to orthodox opinion, notwithstanding, Roger Scruton is a individual, and mild Regrets comprises the evidence of it - a quiet, witty but additionally critical and relocating account of the ways that lifestyles introduced him to imagine what he thinks, and to be what he's. His relocating vignettes of his adolescence and later affects remove darkness from this booklet. Love him or hate him, he'll have interaction you in an issue that's either intellectually stimulating and trained via humour.

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Gentle Regrets: Thoughts from a Life

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