POLITICAL THOUGHT AND CULTURE

The West and the Rest

The West and the Rest

£20.00
SKU: RS9780826470300
9 In Stock

Bloomsbury (2002)

In this astonishing new book, Roger Scruton argues that to understand adequately the roots of Islamic terrorism, one must understand both the unique historical evolution of the state and the dynamic of globalization.

With extraordinary perception, Scruton reveals the philosophical and theological roots of the current clash of civilizations. He addresses issues such as the conflict between Islam and secular law, notions of citizenship, fulfilling the human need for belonging, and why globalization provokes such an apparent desire for revenge against the West in some Islamic minds. Scruton's sober, well-informed narrative raises fundamental questions about the West's ability to recover and defend its own religious heritage while delimiting the harmful effects of its decadent hyper-individualism and the culture of repudiation it has sparked both within its own societies and the societies it touches. Finally, Scruton calls for the West to re-examine some of its assumptions about such matters as immigration, multiculturalism, progress and prosperity.
Dimension (L x W x H) 198 x 129 x 10 Millimetre
Weight 202 Gram
CONTACT
 
To contact Scrutopia, please email: 
contact@rogerscruton.com
MAILING LIST

 

Subscribe to our mailing list.
* indicates required
 
 
SCRUTARI SEMPER TWEETS
News from Scrutopia - https://t.co/veto36rKTU
RT @Scruton_Legacy: Today is the day! Join us and Douglas Murray for this special book launch of Roger Scruton's 'Confessions of a Hereti…
Happy memories of the 2021 Scrutopia Summer School...2022 dates will be published soon! https://t.co/DyLS4GIFAv
Follow Scrutari semper on Twitter