Monday, January 13, 2020

Conservative thinker, Roger Scruton dies at 75

Conservative philosopher and author Sir Roger Scruton has died aged 75.

The author of more than 50 books on aesthetics, morality and politics, he was also a government advisor. Supporters hailed him as "the greatest conservative of our age".

A statement on his website said he had been fighting cancer for six months and "died peacefully" on Sunday.

"His family are hugely proud of him and of all his achievements," it said.