A dazzling book --Sunday Times
Beautifully written and ambitious in its scope... An immensely readable book and a valuable contribution to the debate over environmental politics. --Independent
The Tories want the environmental agenda back and they have one of the best philosophers of our time leading the charge. --Daily Telegraph
About the Author
Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher who has written on aesthetics, politics, music and architecture. He is Research Professor at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in Washington and Oxford and is Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. His most recent books include A Dictionary of Political Thought; England: An Elegy; Death-Devoted Heart: Sex and the Sacred in Wagner's Tristan and Isolde; News from Somewhere: On Settling A Political Philosophy; Gentle Regrets and On Hunting.