Why Beauty Matters featuring Roger Scruton

April 21 6:00pm

Patrick Henry College
Main Building--Barbara Hodel Center-- in the coffeeshop

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Join us for a relaxed evening of conversation with the English philosopher, Roger Scruton, as he presents a provocative lecture on the importance of beauty in the arts and in our lives.

In the 20th century, Scruton argues, art, architecture and music turned their backs on beauty, making a cult of ugliness and leading us into a spiritual desert.

Using the thoughts of philosophers from Plato to Kant, and by talking to artists Michael Craig-Martin and Alexander Stoddart, Scruton analyses where art went wrong and presents his own impassioned case for restoring beauty to its traditional position at the center of our civilization.

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