Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton is a philosopher, public commentator, broadcaster, and the author of more than forty books, including Notes from Underground, The Disappeared, and Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left. He has specialized in aesthetics with particular attention to music and architecture, engages in contemporary political and cultural debates from the standpoint of a conservative thinker, and is well known as a powerful polemicist. Scruton is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the British Academy and a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.