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Professor Roger Scruton at The British Academy Soirée

Professor Roger Scruton Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy University of Oxford

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Professor Roger Scruton FBA
Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy
University of Oxford

Why philosophy matters?

5.30pm and 6.30pm, Tuesday 28 June 2016

Pop-up talk abstract

Philosophy deals in abstractions, so of what use is it in the concrete circumstances of life? And although it asks the ultimate questions, it seems to have no answers to them. Or have we academic philosophers failed to see what philosophy really can be?