Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton (b. 1944) is a British philosopher, writer, and composer. Along with having penned several novels and two operas, he is the author of a number of books on philosophy, aesthetics, and animal rights, and most recently A Political Philosophy: Arguments For Conservatism (2006). In 1982, he became the first editor of The Salisbury Review, a magazine that seeks to defend traditional conservative values.

Updated: 18 January 2017