Mark Dooley is an Irish philosopher, author, and journalist. He is the former John Henry Newman Scholar in theology at University College Dublin, and is a Contributing Editor to The European Conservative. His books include The Politics of Exodus: Kierkegaard’s Ethics of Responsibility, The Philosophy of Derrida, Roger Scruton: The Philosopher on Dover Beach, Why Be a Catholic?, Moral Matters: A Philosophy of Homecoming, and Conversations with Roger Scruton. In 2022, he published Against the Tide: The Best of Roger Scruton’s Columns, Commentaries and Criticism. He is Sir Roger Scruton’s Literary Executor.