Confessions of a Heretic

Selected Essays
Author(s): Roger Scruton
Original Publish Date: Mar 28, 2017
Product Number: EB00681730
Released: Mar 28, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781910749364
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Hard-hitting essays by acclaimed social commentator and philosopher Roger Scruton, guaranteed to provoke lively debate A wide-ranging selection that includes essays on architecture and modern art, the environment, politics, and culture. Each "confession" reveals aspects of the author's thinking that his critics would probably have advised him to keep to himself. Roger Scruton challenges popular opinion on key aspects of our society: What can we do to protect Western values against Islamic extremism? How can we nurture real friendship in the digital age of social media and Facebook? How should we achieve a timely death against the advances of modern medicine? How should environmental policies be shaped by the government? This provocative collection seeks to answer the most pressing problems of our age.

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