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Scruton, Roger (<i>born</i> 1944), philosopher, writer, political activist, amateur composer

Naomi Cumming

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Buslingthorpe, Lincs., 27 Feb 1944). British philosopher, writer, political activist and amateur composer. He was educated at Cambridge University (1962–5, 1967–9), and took the doctorate there in 1973; he thereafter trained at the Inner Temple (1974–6). From 1971 until 1991 he taught at the philosophy department of Birkbeck College, London, where he was made professor in 1984, and at Boston University (1992–5), after which he became a freelance

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