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Sir Roger Scruton receives the Sappho Prize 2016

19. marts 2016 - International video

Roger Scruton is probably England's most significant conservative philosopher who, for decades, insisted on voicing his opinion against the cultural radical opinion monopoly.

Roger Scruton is probably England's most significant conservative philosopher who, for decades, insisted on voicing his opinion against the cultural radical opinion monopoly.

It has had its cost however. As a declared conservative in the 1980s, he became a hated person in leftist circles and had to abandon his university career.

Instead he became a freelance writer, and has received a great readership for his extensive writing. Also in Denmark.

On May 14th, 2016, he received the Free Press Association’s Annual Sappho Prize. Listen to his lecture at the award ceremony here: