Recordings of the 2010 Gifford lectures are available, now including the final lecture of the series.
The view from somewhere
Listen to Roger Scruton’s second lecture of the 2010 series, recorded on 22nd April 2010 at St Salvator’s Quad, University of St Andrews.
The view from nowhere
Listen to Roger Scruton’s first lecture of the 2010 series, recorded on 20th April 2010 at St Salvator’s Quad, University of St Andrews.
The Sacred and the Human
A version of this essay appeared in Prospect Magazine, August 2007 It is understandable that decent, sceptical people, observing the widespread revival in our time of superstitious cults, the emerging conflict between secular freedoms and religious edicts, and the murderous insanity of radical Islam, should be receptive to the anti-religious polemics of Dawkins, Dennett and … Read more
Schedule of Lectures 2010
The lecture series will be delivered in School III of St Salvator’s Quad, North Street, St Andrews. Each lecture will begin at 5.15pm, and following the first there will be a public reception in Lower College Hall. Lectures are free and open to the public as well as to staff and students of the University. … Read more
Roger Scruton is one of Britain’s best known and most distinguished philosophers and public intellectuals. He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, where he was also a research fellow of Peterhouse, and is a barrister of the Inns of Court, He has held Professorships at the universities of London and Boston and Visiting … Read more
The Face of God
Tuesday 20 April 2010 to Thursday 6 May 2010 The 2010 Gifford Lectures will be given by [intlink id=”8″ type=”post”]Roger Scruton[/intlink] on the theme “The Face of God”. Science has a unique authority among thinking people today, and its popularisers have presented a picture of the human condition from which God is absent. Evolutionary psychology … Read more