Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton: Should I forgive the journalist who got me fired?

20 April 2019 9:00 am

I travel back from London with the St Matthew Passion filling my head, after the moving performance from the Elysian…

Polite postmodernism: Burbridge Close, Dagenham, by Peter Barber Architects is a recent housing development for the elderly that Roger Scruton approves of

Here’s what I want from modern architecture, explains housing tsar Roger Scruton

23 February 2019 9:00 am

The creation of a commission to examine beauty in new building created a stir in the media, with the chairman…

Why MPs have a duty to resist online petitions

15 August 2015 9:00 am

What should be the response of politicians to mass emailings and Twitter storms? The question is an urgent one, especially…

Let's face it – Ray Honeyford got it right on Islam and education

5 July 2014 9:00 am

Thirty years ago, as editor of the Salisbury Review, I began to receive short articles from a Bradford headmaster, relating…

Humans hunger for the sacred. Why can’t the new atheists understand that?

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Does the world have a purpose? The new atheists regard the question as absurd. Purposes emerge in the course of…

Schools need freeing from the right as well as the left

15 March 2014 9:00 am

Knowledge can be successfully transmitted and received only by those who recognise its value. If our governments have regarded education…

Stand up for the real meaning of freedom

4 January 2014 9:00 am

When pressed for a statement of their beliefs, conservatives give ironical or evasive answers: beliefs are what the others have,…

Roger Scruton’s diary: Finding Scrutopia in the Czech Republic

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Hay-making was easy this year, and over in good time for a holiday. I am opposed to holidays, having worked…