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  • I Drink Therefore I Am

    I Drink Therefore I Am
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472969873

    We are familiar with the medical opinion that a daily glass of wine is good for the health and also the rival opinion that any more than a glass or two will set us on the road to ruin. Whether or not good for the body, Scruton argues, wine, drunk in…

  • Beauty: A Very Short Introduction

    Beauty: A Very Short Introduction
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199229758

    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 viewed with indifference. In this Very Short Introduction the renowned ph…

  • How to be a conservative

    How to be a conservative
    av Sir Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472965233

    Roger Scruton's How to be a Conservative presents the case for modern conservatism not in the terms of an elegy but rather as a practical example of how to live as a conservative despite the pressures to live otherwise. As he writes, the book 'is no…

  • Kultur räknas : tro och känsla i en belägrad värld

    Kultur räknas : tro och känsla i en belägrad värld
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2009 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173532907

    Roger Scruton brukar räknas som Storbritanniens främste konservative filosof. Han har varit professor vid Birkbeck College i London och vid Boston University och gästprofessor i bland annat Princeton, Stanford och Cambridge. Han har på regelbunden b…

  • Conservatism: An Invitation to the Great Tradition

    Conservatism: An Invitation to the Great Tradition
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250170569

    "...one of the most eloquent and even moving evocations of the conservative tradition in Western politics, philosophy and culture I have ever read...the ideal primer for those who are new to conservative ideas..." --Richard Aldous, Wall Street Journ…

  • Conservatism: An Invitation to the Great Tradition

    Conservatism: An Invitation to the Great Tradition
    av Roger Scruton

    CD-bok - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781427298423

    This program includes an introduction read by the author. A brief, magisterial audiobook introduction to the conservative tradition by one of Britain's leading intellectuals. In Conservatism, Roger Scruton offers listeners an invitation into the wor…

  • The Aesthetics of Music

    The Aesthetics of Music
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198167273

    Now available in paperback, this is perhaps the first comprehensive account of the nature and significance of music from the perspective of modern philosophy, and the only treatment of the subject which is properly illustrated with music examples. T…

  • The Meaning of Conservatism

    The Meaning of Conservatism
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587315039

  • Kant: A Very Short Introduction

    Kant: A Very Short Introduction
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192801999

    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, exploring the background to Kant's work and showing why the Critique of Pure Re…

  • Wagner's Parsifal

    Wagner's Parsifal
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241419694

    A superbly insightful and moving exploration of Wagner's last opera, by one of Britain's leading intellectuals Wagner's last music-drama tells the story of Parsifal, the 'pure fool, knowing through compassion', who has been called to rescue the Kin…

  • Wagner's Parsifal

    Wagner's Parsifal
    av Roger Scruton

    Storpocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141991665

    A superbly insightful and moving exploration of Wagner's last opera, by one of Britain's leading intellectuals Wagner's last music-drama tells the story of Parsifal, the 'pure fool, knowing through compassion', who has been called to rescue the King…

  • Understanding Music

    Understanding Music
    av Sir Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474270175

    With Understanding Music and The Aesthetics of Music (1997) Roger Scruton set a new standard of rigour and seriousness in the philosophy of music. This collection of wide-ranging essays covers all aspects of the theory and practice of music, showing…

  • An Intelligent Person's Guide to Philosophy

    An Intelligent Person's Guide to Philosophy
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140275162

    "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 user-friendly book, he chooses to introduce philosophy by doing it. Taking…

  • Fools, Frauds and Firebrands

    Fools, Frauds and Firebrands
    av Sir Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472965219

    A devastating critique of New Left thinkingIn Fools, Frauds and Firebrands, Roger Scruton first surveys and then deconstructs the golden idols of left wing thought from the 1960s to the present day. He dissects the hollow works of Hobsbawm and E. P.…

  • The Soul of the World

    The Soul of the World
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169286

    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 relationships, moral intuitions, and aesthetic judgments hint at a transcende…

  • A Short History of Modern Philosophy

    A Short History of Modern Philosophy
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415267632

    Discover for yourself the pleasures of philosophy! Written both for the seasoned student of philosophy as well as the general reader, the renowned writer Roger Scruton provides a survey of modern philosophy. Always engaging, Scruton takes us on a fa…

  • A Short History of Modern Philosophy

    A Short History of Modern Philosophy
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415267625

    Discover for yourself the pleasures of philosophy! Written both for the seasoned student of philosophy as well as the general reader, the renowned writer Roger Scruton provides a survey of modern philosophy. Always engaging, Scruton takes us on a fa…

  • The Face of God

    The Face of God
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472912732

    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 uniqueness. He rebuts the claim that there is no meaning or purpose in the…

  • Conservatism

    Conservatism
    av Roger Scruton

    On line - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781257524

    Roger Scruton looks at the central ideas of conservatism over the centuries. He examines conservative thinking on civil society, the rule of law and the role of the state on the one hand; and freedom (including freedom of expression and association)…

  • On Human Nature

    On Human Nature
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168753

    A brief, radical defense of human uniqueness from acclaimed philosopher Roger ScrutonIn this short book, acclaimed writer and philosopher Roger Scruton presents an original and radical defense of human uniqueness. Confronting the views of evolutiona…

  • The Ring of Truth

    The Ring of Truth
    av Roger Scruton

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141980720

    'The ideal interpreter of the Ring ... a fascinating and valuable study ... absorbing and convincing' Sunday Times The Ring of the Nibelung is one of the greatest works of art created in modern times. Roger Scruton's brilliant and passionate explor…

  • Green Philosophy

    Green Philosophy
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848872028

    The environment has long been the undisputed territory of the political Left, which has seen the principal threats to the earth as issuing from international capitalism, consumerism and the over-exploitation of natural resources. In Green Philosophy…

  • German Philosophers

    German Philosophers
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192854247

    German Philosophers contains studies of four of the most important German theorists: Kant, arguably the most influential modern philosopher; Hegel, whose philosophy inspired an enduring vision of a communist society; Schopenhauer, renowned for his p…

  • Culture Counts

    Culture Counts
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594031946

    What is culture? Why should we preserve it, and how? In this book renowned philosopher Roger Scruton defends Western culture against its internal critics and external enemies, and argues that rumours of its death are seriously exaggerated. He shows…

  • Culture Counts

    Culture Counts
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641770330

    What is culture? Why should we preserve it, and how? In this book, renowned philosopher Roger Scruton defends Western culture against its internal critics and external enemies, and argues that rumors of its death are seriously exaggerated. He shows…

  • A Political Philosophy

    A Political Philosophy
    av Sir Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472965226

    In this timely new edition of his classic book A Political Philosophy, celebrated conservative philosopher Roger Scruton interrogates contemporary values, virtues and morality. What principles should govern our relations to animals, the nation state…

  • The Uses of Pessimism

    The Uses of Pessimism
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848872011

    Scruton argues that the tragedies and disasters of the history of the European continent have been the consequences of a false optimism and the fallacies that derive from it. In place of these fallacies, Scruton mounts a passionate defence of both c…

  • Spinoza: A Very Short Introduction

    Spinoza: A Very Short Introduction
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192803160

    Benedict de Spinoza (1632-77) was at once the father of the Enlightenment and the last sad guardian of the medieval world. In his brilliant synthesis of geometrical method, religious sentiment, and secular science, he attempted to reconcile the conf…

  • West and the Rest

    West and the Rest
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826470300

    In this astonishing new book, Roger Scruton argues that to understand adequately the roots of Islamic terrorism, one must understand both the unique historical evolution of the state and the dynamic of globalization.With extraordinary perception, Sc…

  • Modern Culture

    Modern Culture
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472969033

    What do we mean by 'culture'? This word, purloined by journalists to denote every kind of collective habit, lies at the centre of contemporary debates about the past and future of society. In this thought-provoking book, Roger Scruton argues for the…

  • How to Be a Conservative

    How to Be a Conservative
    av Roger Scruton

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781522642558

    What does it mean to be a conservative in an age so skeptical of conservatism? How can we live in the presence of our "canonized forefathers" at a time when their cultural, religious, and political bequest is so routinely rejected? With soft left-li…

  • Modern Philosophy

    Modern Philosophy
    av Roger Scruton

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844131068

    Roger Scruton is one of the most widely respected philosophers of our time, whose often provocative views never fail to stimulate debate. Considered by many to be the best philosophical primer since Bertrand Russell's The Problems of Philosophy, thi…

  • Music as an Art

    Music as an Art
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472955715

    Music as an Art begins by examining music through a philosophical lens, engaging in discussions about tonality, music and the moral life, music and cognitive science and German idealism, as well as recalling the author's struggle to encourage his st…

  • Philosophy

    Philosophy
    av Sir Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474288958

    In Philosophy: Principles and Problems Roger Scruton shares the ideas and arguments which initially attracted him to the subject and those which have engaged his attention throughout his career. Through discussions of major philosophers, Kant and Wi…

  • News from Somewhere

    News from Somewhere
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826490919

    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 the 2002 prize from The Queen's English Society for the best piece…

  • Art and Imagination: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind

    Art and Imagination: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587310324

    This book presents a theory of aesthetic judgment and appreciation in the spirit of modern empiricism. There are three parts: the first deals with questions of philosophical logic, the second with questions in the philosophy of mind, and the third w…

  • Sexual Desire

    Sexual Desire
    av Roger Scruton

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826480385

    A passionate and consoling study of sexual love by one of Britain's finest philosophers. "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 eloque…

  • Notes from Underground

    Notes from Underground
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780825307850

    Set in the twilight years of the Czechoslovak communist regime, recalled from the suburbs of Washington, this novel describes a doomed love affair between two young people trapped by the system. Roger Scruton evokes a world in which every word and g…

  • Notes from Underground

    Notes from Underground
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780825307287

    Set in the twilight years of the Czechoslovak communist regime, recalled from the suburbs of Washington, this novel describes a doomed love affair between two young people trapped by the system. Roger Scruton evokes a world in which every word and g…

  • Under omprövning : en antologi om konst, kanon och kvalitet

    Under omprövning : en antologi om konst, kanon och kvalitet
    av Thomas Steinfeld, Peter Luthersson, Theodore Dalrymple, Axel Odelberg, Karin Stensdotter, Roger Kimball, Johan Lundberg, Roger Scruton, James Macmillan, Camilla Lundberg, Pär Sandin, Gunnar Larsson, Hans Henrik Brummer, Therese Bohman, Henry Larsson, Ann-Sofi Ljung-Svensson, Martin Lagerholm, David Andersson, Einar Askestad, Rob Riemen, John Armstrong, Per Bauhn, Torbjörn Elensky, Alain de Botton, Peter Elmlund

    Inbunden - 2011 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173534642

    Under omprövning rymmer ett stort antal bidrag som förenas av att de utifrån ett kritiskt perspektiv diskuterar vår tids mest karakteristiska estetiska hållningar och konstnärliga tendenser. Antologin försöker se framåt, förbi de modernistiska och p…

  • The Aesthetics of Architecture

    The Aesthetics of Architecture
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158334

    Architecture is distinguished from other art forms by its sense of function, its localized quality, its technique, its public and nonpersonal character, and its continuity with the decorative arts. In this important book, Roger Scruton calls for a r…

  • Von der Idee, konservativ zu sein

    Von der Idee, konservativ zu sein
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783959722728

  • Bekenntnisse eines Häretikers

    Bekenntnisse eines Häretikers
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2019 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783944872964

  • How to Think Seriously about the Planet: The Case for an Environmental Conservatism

    How to Think Seriously about the Planet: The Case for an Environmental Conservatism
    av Roger Scruton

    CD-bok - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781470822316

    The environment has long been the undisputed territory of the political Left, which casts international capitalism, consumerism, and the overexploitation of natural resources as the principle threats to the planet and sees top-down interventions as…

  • How to Think Seriously about the Planet: The Case for an Environmental Conservatism

    How to Think Seriously about the Planet: The Case for an Environmental Conservatism
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199371242

    The environment has long been the undisputed territory of the political Left, which casts international capitalism, consumerism, and the over-exploitation of natural resources as the principle threats to the planet, and sees top-down interventions a…

  • Gentle Regrets

    Gentle Regrets
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826480330

    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 writings on philosophical aesthetics have shown him to be a leading autho…

  • The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False Hope

    The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False Hope
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199968978

    Optimism is fundamental to the human spirit and has sparked innovation across the centuries, but does it have a dark side? Renowned philosopher and author Roger Scruton argues that unchecked optimism can be dangerous--and that real happiness hinges…

  • The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False Hope

    The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False Hope
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199747535

    Ranging widely over human history and culture, from ancient Greece to the current global economic downturn, Scruton makes a counterintuitive yet persuasive case that optimists and idealists -- with their ignorance about the truths of human nature an…

  • WHO, What and Why?

    WHO, What and Why?
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364874

    Trans-National Government, Legitimacy and the WHO. Roger Scruton examines the activities of transnational institutions (the United Nations and its affiliates) and finds that they are, in effect, exercising legislative powers, so bypassing national l…

  • Death-Devoted Heart

    Death-Devoted Heart
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195166910

    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 dying in one another's arms. Critics have lauded Wagner's Tristan und Isolde…

  • Death-Devoted Heart

    Death-Devoted Heart
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199928088

    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 dying in one another's arms. While critics have lauded Wagner's Tristan and…

  • Confessions of a Heretic

    Confessions of a Heretic
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910749128

    This collection of essays arises from a decade of engagement with the public culture of Britain and America. Some have been published in print or on-line; some are appearing here for the first time. I describe them as confessions, since they reveal…

  • The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung

    The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781468315493

    Richard Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung is one of the greatest works of art created in modern times, and has fascinated both critics and devotees for over a century and a half. No recent study has examined the meaning of Wagner's masterpiece with the…

  • Politics of Culture Other Essays

    Politics of Culture Other Essays
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587316647

  • Souls in the Twilight

    Souls in the Twilight
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780825308840

  • The Meaning of Conservatism

    The Meaning of Conservatism
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333803776

    First published in 1980, this contribution to political thought is a statement of the traditional conservative position. Roger Scruton challenges those who would regard themselves as conservatives, and also their opponents.

  • The Meaning of Conservatism

    The Meaning of Conservatism
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333912447

    First published in 1980, this contribution to political thought is a statement of the traditional conservative position. Roger Scruton challenges those who would regard themselves as conservatives, and also their opponents.

  • Modern Philosophy: An Introduction and Survey

    Modern Philosophy: An Introduction and Survey
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140249071

    Philosopher Roger Scruton offers a wide-ranging perspective on philosophy, from logic to aesthetics, written in a lively and engaging way that is sure to stimulate debate. Rather than producing a survey of an academic discipline, Scruton reclaims ph…

  • Xanthippic Dialogues

    Xanthippic Dialogues
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890318949