He was the editor from 1982 to 2001 of The Salisbury Review. Scruton wrote over 50 books on philosophy, art, music, politics, literature, culture, sexuality, and religion. His best known works were The Meaning of Conservatism (1980), Sexual Desire (1986), The Aesthetics of Music (1997), and How to Be a Conservative (2014).
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