- Robert H. Bork
Boldly standing up to today's nihilisms and debasements of taste. CULTURE COUNTS offers a noble and compelling defense of high culture and the centrality of rich aesthetic experience for a full human life. The wisdom of Roger Scruton's judgments and the elegance of his prose are themselves powerful evidence for the truth of his thesis. Bravo.
- Leon R. Kass Harding Professor, The Committee on Social Thought, The University of Chicago; Hertog Fellow, The American Enterprise Institute
In this wide-ranging book Roger Scruton defends the high culture of Western civilization and argues for why it matters. Read morePublished 17 months ago by R. M. Peterson
Excellent book that discusses the value of culture, especially high culture, when it is so common these days to ridicule it.Published on October 5, 2011 by Rick Lilla
Lets face the truth: our universities now undermine western culture. Our universities and our chattering classes argue "that there is no objective procedure, no authority, no... Read morePublished on October 18, 2009 by Amazon Customer
The book brings out the truth about our society. We as a nation tend to forget the white man and white woman in the early years and that they are eating the fruit of the labors of... Read morePublished on July 14, 2009 by Bonnie L. Abendschoen
Roger Scruton's book, I think, is slightly mistitled. The subtitle should probably read something like: "on the importance of education as a furtherance of cultural knowledge. Read morePublished on June 23, 2009 by Kevin Currie-Knight