The Disappeared is launched on 26th March 2015 by Bloomsbury Reader.
Bloomsbury (March 2015)
We should not expect education to be simply left to teachers, or the state. Read my Point of View on the BBC News website here.
What does it mean to be a conservative in an age so sceptical of conservatism?
The Telegraph - 15.12.2014
Whether or not our political class has the ability or the will to control immigration, we have to accept that many of the millions who have come to this country in the last two decades are here to stay, and will need to be housed.
Forbes Online - 30.10.2014
There are two familiar responses to the problem of human need. Conservatives say that the problem is poverty, and the answer is to create wealth.
Forbes Online - 15.9.2014
Whatever the result of the forthcoming referendum, the relations between England and Scotland will henceforth undergo a profound change.
The Soul of the World is a defence of the sacred against today's fashionable forms of atheism. Our personal relationships, moral intuitions, and aesthetic judgments hint at a transcendent dimension that cannot be understood through the lens of science alone.
Forbes Online - 30.8.2014
A story of rampant child abuse—ignored and abetted by the police—is emerging out of the British town of Rotherham.
Forbes Online - 20.7.2014
The world-famous musician Lorin Maazel died on July 13th at his home in Castleton, Virginia. Maazel was a distinguished violinist and a great conductor with a profound feeling for the romantic and modern repertoire.
Forbes Online - 23.6.2014
In 1915 a couple of minor diplomats, the Englishman Sir Mark Sykes and the Frenchman François George-Picot, began negotiating to divide the Ottoman Empire, which had entered the Great War on the side of Germany.
This article was originally published on The Spectator’s UK website. I recently gave an interview to the New Statesman, on the assumption that, as the magazine’s former wine critic I would...
An interview with Jane Owen in advance of the FT Oxford Literary Festival, the full article can be read online here. https://www.ft.com/content/43e6ef1e-464b-11e9-a965-23d669740bfb
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs political debate from Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, with a panel consisting of Robert Buckland MP, Baroness Smith, Chuka Umunna MP and Sir Roger Scruton. Listen back to the...
Bloomsbury (August 2018) 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...
Bloomsbury (November 2017) Addressing one of the most politically turbulent periods in modern British history, philosopher Roger Scruton asks how, in these circumstances, we can come to define our identity,...