An intelligent persons guide to modern culture st augustines press 1998 new ed 2000 received by the british press with equal acclaim and indignation this book sets out to define and defend high culture against the world of pop corn and popcorn sir roger scruton ben weingarten discuss political unrest in the west its . Sir roger scruton is a writer and philosopher who has published more than forty books in philosophy and politics including kant and an intelligent persons guide to philosophy he is widely translated he is a fellow of the british academy and a fellow of the royal society of literature. Modern culture has 98 ratings and 8 reviews tim said i like scrutons books but this is the weakest one ive read lies at the centre of contemporary debates about the past and future of society in this thought provoking book roger scruton argues for the religious origin of culture in all its forms sir roger scruton is . In this thought provoking book roger scruton argues for the religious origin of culture in all its forms and mounts a defence of the high culture of our civilization against its radical and deconstructionist critics he offers a theory of pop culture a panegyric to baudelaire a few reasons why wagner is just as great as his critics fear
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