In the coming repudiation of the Western postwar progressive economic and political order, the Austrians have an enduring relevance.
If traditional conservatism is making a revival, it must not be a mere reaction to the presentism of the modern age.
It is equally important to find both good things to defend, and to defend them with character.
Sir Roger Scruton was a great man. An elegant defender of the past, an opponent of modern desecrate barbarianism, and a lover of civilization.
From Carl Menger to the present, the Austrian School has taken up a sustained critique of socialism as it has developed over the decades. Ludwig von Mises was perhaps the greatest of the all the Austrians.
Few non-academics have read Leo Strauss, but the erudite scholar and thinker remains profoundly influential even so.
If liberty is to be sought, it cannot be sought as the singular principle. The wisdom of the conservative tradition has much to offer.