Mark Dooley is an Irish philosopher and writer. He is the author of several books, including The Politics of Exodus: Kierkegaard‘s Ethics of Responsibility (Fordham UP, 2001), Roger Scruton: The Philosopher of Dover Beach (Continuum, 2009), Why Be a Catholic? (Burns & Oates, 2011), and Conversations with Roger Scruton (Bloomsbury, 2016).