A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism (Paperback)Sir Roger Scruton (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 248 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 mm
What may be found here is a collection of acute observations about modern attitudes, arguments undermining their essential assumptions, and references to the past which enable the reader to set moral and intellectual enquiry into a wide frame of reference. The essays are certainly polemical, and are clearly intended to be; they are, however, elevated above the trivial rhetoric of modern politics, and achieve a distinction that is at once apparent and readily accessible. His essays are prophetic assaults upon the superficial and false understandings inherent in the substitute morality now mandatory in modern materialist thought...there remains intellectual engagement of a high order. -- Edward Norman * Church Times *
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