Roger Scruton


EPPC Mourns Death of Sir Roger Scruton

The Ethics and Public Policy Center mourns the death of EPPC Senior Fellow Sir Roger Scruton, who died on Sunday, January 12, at age 75.

A Year in Which Much Was Lost – but More Gained

During this year much was taken from Sir Roger Scruton — his reputation, his standing as a public intellectual, his position in the Conservative movement, his peace of mind, his health. But much more was given back.

Sir Roger Scruton Lauded for Service to Eastern European Nations

EPPC Senior Fellow Sir Roger Scruton has earned recognition from the governments of Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic for his courageous anti-communist efforts and his legacy of moral and intellectual leadership.

Now in Britain, as Then in Czechoslovakia, the True Intellectual Is a Dissident

The witch-hunting hysteria of Communist Prague has returned with a vengeance, not in Eastern Europe but in Britain, where open inquiry and the presumption of innocence have been, until this moment, the foundation of moral order and the guarantee of civil peace.

VIDEO: Sir Roger Scruton Discusses Future of Conservatism

EPPC Senior Fellow Sir Roger Scruton took part in a conversation with author and journalist Douglas Murray on the future of conservatism.

Should I Forgive the Journalist Who Got Me Fired?

The former head of Britain’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission says he feels gratitude, not resentment, over his ouster as chairman.

Here’s What I Want from Modern Architecture

Architects need to stop aiming for the ‘iconic’ and focus on everyday beauty.

AUDIO: Sir Roger Scruton on Faith, Family and Finding Conservatism

EPPC Senior Fellow Sir Roger Scruton appared on Unherd’s Confessions with Giles Fraser to talk about the importance of faith and family, finding conservatism, humanity in architecture, and being a class traitor.

The Fury of the Modernists

From its beginnings in the Bauhaus, architectural modernism has been less an aesthetic experiment than a moral crusade.

You Can Hate Me as Much as You Like – It’s Not a Crime

If there is hatred in our society, it does not come from ordinary prejudices, such as those that lead rival groups of citizens to treat each other with suspicion; it stems from those who do not see prejudice for what it is, the natural response to difference, and the desire to live in a comfort zone of one’s own.