How to be a conservative

How to be a conservative

by Roger Scruton


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ISBN-13: 9781472924001
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 232,488
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Professor Roger Scruton is a graduate of Jesus College, Cambridge, United Kingdom. He has been Professor of Aesthetics at Birkbeck College, London, and University Professor at Boston University. He is currently visiting professor of philosophy at the University of Oxford and Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, Washington DC. He has published a large number of books, including some works of fiction, and has written and composed two operas. He writes regularly for The Times, the Telegraph, the Spectator and was for many years wine critic for the New Statesman.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 My Journey 1

2 Starting from Home 19

3 The Truth in Nationalism 31

4 The Truth in Socialism 41

5 The Truth in Capitalism 53

6 The Truth in Liberalism 65

7 The Truth in Multiculturalism 79

8 The Truth in Environmental ism 93

9 The Truth in Internationalism 105

10 The Truth in Conservatism 119

11 Realms of Value 135

12 Practical Matters 165

13 A Valediction Forbidding Mourning but Admitting Loss 173

Index 185

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