Roger Scruton is among the most prominent contemporary English writers. A philosopher who was formerly a professor at Birkbeck College in London and at Boston University, he is now a freelance writer living in Wiltshire. His articles on political, cultural, and rural themes appear frequently in the British and American media. Among his more than twenty books are An Intelligent Person's Guide to Modern Culture, The Aesthetics of Music, Modern Philosophy: An Introduction and Survey, and The Meaning of Conservatism.
- January 11, 2012