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Frankfurt School and the Social Disorder

In the last half of the century, a social disorder, emerged in Western societies.

Edward Sołtys

15 min

Cursed intellectuals – Raymond Aron and Roger Scruton

Raymond Aron and Roger Scruton hardly shared anything besides the English Channel.

Marcin Gacek

15 min

Scruton and Revolutions - Between History and Farce. From Edmund Burke to Malcolm Bradbury

The year 1789 is commonly – and naturally – associated with the French Revolution, dubbed “the Great Revolution.”

Krzysztof Łęcki

12 min

Sir Roger Scruton - "Beauty, Piety and Desecration" - an Elegiac Recollection in Tranquility

It is immensely difficult to write about an erudite scholar and philosopher such as Sir Roger Scruton since his great pageant of interests, intellectual involvements and possible specialties makes one at once question the fundamental character of his motivations.

Ewa Borkowska

15 min

Scruton on Modernity, Tradition and the Paradox of T.S. Eliot

For any early 20th century Western conservative, after the fall of the ancien regime in 1918, and the breakthrough of the modernist paradigm in politics, society and culture, to reconcile modernity and tradition was a probing task.

Ferenc Hörcher

15 min

Main Currents in Roger Scruton's Philosophy

Scruton believed that tradition was a living thing that changed, not in response to clamours for novelty, but on the basis of previously unforeseen problems.

Mark Dooley

12 min

EU Anthropology Versus Christian Anthropology

Theoretically speaking, addressing the question of the relationship between Unionist and Christian anthropology presents the researcher with two avenues of analysis and three possible answers.

Michał Gierycz

15 min

The Rule of Law as a European Value. The Philosophical Context of the Prevailing Political Dispute

Current political disputes about the rule of law – whether in the context of the domestic order or interstate relations and their new forms that have emerged within the European Union – are merely the contemporary actualisation of the above-described eternal conflict between two visions of man.

Zbigniew Stawrowski

15 min

Nicolas Sarkozy and the Russian Party of France

Let's look at the "Sarkozy case" for a moment, as it is so edifying.

Patrick Edery

15 min

The Empire Strikes Back: Reflections on Chinese 'Tianxia'

The normal polemic against the so called 'civilisational states' such as China, for example, is that they can be pigeon holed merely as 'authoritarian', that they are, in fact, aberrations on the road to the full model of 'liberal democracy'. It is their inherent 'backwardness', inability to reform, not quite 'all in' on the merits of liberal democracy, that keeps them locked up in Plato's cave.

Brian Patrick Bolger

10 min

AI - 2023: The Ghost in the Machine is Out

If we were to ask one dominating question about the Artificial Intelligence debate then it should be this one: What makes human beings special?

Brian Patrick Bolger

10 min

China between the next superpower and another Ptolemaic Egypt. The rise of China from the perspective of historical comparison

Is China the next superpower? A short historical comparison, which could show us more or less an Alpha version of “The rise of China” - may provide us with another answer – possibly negative.

Heng Xie

10 min