2022 Programme

Philosophical subjects to be covered

On Human Nature , Dr Ralph Weir

Philosophy, literature and poetry, Dr Ralph Weir

Architectural formalism defended, Professor Nick Zangwill

Why Humans are exceptional animals, Professor Nick Zangwill

Post War philosophy: Anscombe, Ayer, Murdoch and the influence on Scruton, William Godwin QC

The Challenge to the Classical View of Knowledge, Dr Johan Wennström

Beauty and the divine, Dr Serenhedd James

Morality of Kitsch, Dr Mikolaj Rode

Mourning and the Recognition of Value, Dr Mikolaj Rode

Roger Scruton’s ‘Soul of the World’, Professor Anthony O’Hear

Song recital in the Scruton library     

Emily Gibson (Soprano)

TBC (piano)

The academic discussion will be interspersed with tours of historical and beautiful places such as Malmesbury and Fairford led by Sophie Scruton. We will also visit churches and walk in inspiring countryside. Furthermore, there will be a visit to the historic Sherborne library, a concert in the Scruton library and a gala dinner with guest speaker, Michael Shipster CMG OBE.

College accommodation is provided at the Royal Agricultural University. The fee for the ten day programme will be £3,250.

Please apply to: Mrs Izzy Larthe, Director of Admissions. You can download the application form here.

Email: Izzy@rogerscruton.com  Tel: +44 (0)1666 510327

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