The late, great conservative philosopher, Sir Roger Scruton, delivers the keynote address at the Institute of Public Affairs’ 2014 Foundations of Western Civilization Symposium. He discusses the topics of freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the pursuit of truth. —Editor
This essay in our series of “Timeless Essays” was first published here in August 2014.
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The featured image appears on Sir Roger Scruton’s website. It has been altered for color and brightness.