"A dazzling book." --Simon Jenkins, Sunday Times
"Beautifully written and ambitious in its scope... an immensely readable book and a valuable contribution to the debate over environmental politics."--Caroline Lucas, The Independent
About the Author
Roger Scruton is currently visiting professor in the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies at the University of St Andrews and in Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He is also a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington and a contributing editor to The New Atlantis. He has taught at the Universities of Cambridge, London, Oxford, Princeton, and Boston and has been a free-lance writer and commentator for the past 15 years. His many books include Beauty: A Very Short Introduction, Death-Devoted Heart, and The Uses of Pessimism.