The atheist, argues Scruton, proceeds by systematic acts of aggression against the face---not only the human face, but that of the world. In his desire to escape from the eye of judgment, he blots out the one face that matters---God's. "Bravely points to the fundamental plight of our times,"---Church Times (U.K.). 200 pages, hardcover. Continuum.
Professor Roger Scruton is visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, Senior Research Fellow at Blackfriars Hall Oxford and visiting Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of St Andrews. His other books include Sexual Desire, The West and the Rest, England: An Elegy, News from Somewhere, Gentle Regrets and I Drink Therefore I Am (all published by Continuum).