Philosophy Guides

Beauty: A Very Short Introduction

beautyOUP (2011)

Beauty can be consoling, disturbing, sacred, profane; it can be exhilarating, appealing, inspiring, chilling.

Kant: A Very Short Introduction

roger-scruton-kant-a-very-short-introductionOUP (1993, new ed. 2001)

Kant is arguably the most influential modern philosopher, but also one of the most difficult.

A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

Bloomsbury Continuum (2006)

What principles should govern our relations to the nation-state, to the environment, to other species, to other cultures and toother ways of life? How should we approach marriage, religion, evil and mortality?

Postal Options

Green Philosophy

Green Philosophy

Atlantic Books (January 2012)

The environment has long been the undisputed territory of the political Left, which has seen the principal threats to the earth as issuing from international capitalism, consumerism and the over-exploitation of natural resources.  

Postal Options

Spinoza: A Very Short Introduction

roger-scruton-spinoza-a-very-short-introductionOUP (2002)

Benedict de Spinoza (1632-77) was at once the father of the Enlightenment and the last sad guardian of the medieval world.