Roger Scruton Publications

Schools Need Freeing from the Right as Well as the Left

The Spectator | Published on March 15, 2014

By Roger Scruton

“Free schools” in the U.K. seek to rescue students from the ideological conflicts that have undermined the real motive on which education depends.

To Understand Ukraine, We Must Remember The Communist Past

Forbes | Published on March 3, 2014

By Roger Scruton

Russia’s advances against Ukraine echo its communist past and recall the dangers that arise when truth is confiscated by power.

Stand Up for the Real Meaning of Freedom

Spectator (UK) | Published on January 4, 2014

By Roger Scruton

As liberty in Britain is eroded by forces from within and without, conservatives must continue the effort to reclaim civil society from the state.

The Questions That Have No Answers

New Statesman | Published on September 23, 2013

By Roger Scruton

The ability to ask questions about the nature of existence and reality—and to grapple with the answers—has always been what makes us human.

No Mere Academic

American Spectator | Published on September 2, 2013

By Roger Scruton

British political theorist Kenneth Minogue was an articulate and enthusiastic defender of the conservative vision against the advance of statist ideology.