This is excellent by at on the dearth of conservative intellectuals in the UK. Strongly agree with the doubts he entertains about the creaky & only partially true "conservatism is a disposition, not an ideology" cliche.
This is fantastic from at on the sad loss of Roger Scruton and the dearth of English conservative intellectuals. It got me thinking about canons (the cultural not priestly sort) and what happens when we lose them. A thread
"Obituaries are of interest not just for what they explicitly say about the past but for what they implicitly say about the present" |
Where are Britain’s conservative philosophers?
I wrote an article for reflecting on the death of Roger Scruton and Britain's lack of conservative intellectuals
Who is the next great British conservative thinker? | on Roger Scruton
We like to characterise leftists as emotional — but all the great Right-wing thinkers are polemicists |