11th March - Lecture 'On Music and Morality'

11:30am. Lecture 'On Music and Morality'

11:30am. Lecture 'On Music and Morality'

2.00pm Roger Scruton in Dialogue with James MacMillan on Art and the Sacred
The Senate Room, St Mary's College, South Street

3.30pm. Performance of Schubert's Quartettsatz by the Rusalka Quartet.
With analysis and philosophical commentary by Roger Scrution
St Salvator's College Chapel, North Street

5.15pm Performance of Scruton's opera The Minister by ensemble
St Salvator's College Chapel, North Street

9-12th March - St Andrews University hosts A Four-day Festival of Public Philosophy

April – May - The Gifford Lectures at St Andrews University

Dates for the lectures are 20, 22, 27, and 29 April and 4 and 6 May 2010. On Wednesday April 21st, second performance of The Minister see entry for 11th March.

11th March - Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs

1st Feb - Understanding Humans Through Neuroscience

1:45pm – 6:15pm. First conference with AEI "Understanding Humans Through Neuroscience."  The conference in its entirety will be on the AEI website for viewing.

Latest Articles

Roger Scruton and Jordan Peterson on the Transcendent

'Apprehending the Transcendent' A conversation between Dr Jordan Peterson and Sir Roger Scruton, moderated by Dr Stephen Blackwood, introduced by Professor Douglas Hedley, presented by The Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism and Ralston College,...

Close Encounters - Puritanical Progressivism, Dec 18

Sir Roger Scruton & Ben Weingarten discuss political unrest in the West & its historical context, the puritanical nature of progressivism & attempts by its adherents to stifle dissent, the...

Asnières speech - The right we want is conservative

"Conservatism can transmit the legacy of freedom, freedom that could be too much liberalism to be challenged by other ideologies." Roger Scruton  Read the full transcript here.

BBC Radio 4 Point of View - The Witch Hunt Culture - 2 December 19

The witch-hunt culture. Three years ago the distinguished biochemist Sir Tim Hunt, recipient of the Nobel Prize, Fellow of the Royal Society and one of the jewels in the crown...

Recent Books

Souls in the Twilight

Beaufort Books  (October 2018) As the lights that have guided us go out, people begin to wander in the twilight, seeking their place of belonging. In these stories, set in...

Music as an Art

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...

Where We Are: The State of Britain Now

Where We Are: The State of Britain Now

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,...

2018 Events

Scrutopia Summer School 2018

17 Jan - KCL Talk

16 Feb - CUSP event

21 Feb - Intelligence Squared conference

22 Feb - UCL event

8/9 Mar - Ghent University