Sir Roger Scruton and “The Uses of Pessimism”

In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss Sir Roger Scruton (1944-2020), a conservative political Philosopher and author of the book, “The Uses of Pessimism”. We cover:
– Legacy of Roger Scruton
– Three Principles of Pessimism
– Pessimism and Optimism
– The “Best Case Fallacy”
– The “Born Free Fallacy”
– The “Utopian Fallacy”

Roger Scruton “The Uses of Pessimism” – www.amazon.com/Uses-Pessimism-Da…1579719169&sr=8-5

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