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Roger Scruton

| 27 lutego 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

Scruton R.70 years ago, on February 27th 1944 Roger Scruton was born in Buslingthorpe ( Lincolnshire ), a philosopher of art and culture, political thinker and a composer, graduated from Jesus College in Cambridge, for many years (1971-1992) a professor of aesthetics at London's Birbeck College, then (1992-1995) a professor of philosophy at Boston University, and finally, a visiting professor at many British and American universities, coming from a proletarian family, he became a conservative as an observer of a leftist revolt at the universities of Paris in May of 1968, and in 1974 he became a member of the Conservative Philosophy Group, founded by Sir Hugh Frazer, in 1982 he founded (and ran it for 18 years) "The Salisbury Review" magazine as a traditionalist – a non-liberal and conservative paper, alluding to the tradition of High Toryism and countering the "liberalisation" by the Conservative Party by M. Thatcher (albeit as a defender of the nation-state supported her anti-Brussels foreign policy) in the 80's and 90's he repeatedly visited Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary, supporting various conservative initiatives and is also one of the few conservative authors rather largely translated and published in Poland.

 

prof. Jacek Bartyzel

translated by Arek Jakubczyk

 

Kategoria: Reactionary Diary

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