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Philip Vander Elst
Philip Vander Elst is a freelance writer, lecturer and C.S. Lewis scholar, and a former editor of Freedom Today. After graduating from Oxford in 1973, with a degree in politics and philosophy, he spent more than 30 years in politics and journalism, serving in free market think-tanks like the Centre for Policy Studies and the Institute of Economic Affairs, and writing for Conservative papers on both sides of the Atlantic, including the Daily Telegraph, the Spectator, Human Events, and the American Spectator. His many publications include: Radical Toryism: the libertarian alternative, (Political Quarterly, 1975), Capitalist Technology for Soviet Survival, (Institute of Economic Affairs, 1981), Resisting Leviathan: the case against a European State, (Claridge Press 1990), C.S. Lewis: a short introduction (Continuum, 2005), Can we be free without God? (bethinking.org, 2010), The Principles of British Foreign Policy (Bruges Group 2008), and Power Against People: a Christian critique of the State, (Institute of Economic Affairs web publication, 2008). Philip has completed nine lecture tours of the United States since 1975, speaking in many American universities and colleges, including Mary Baldwin, Washington and Lee, the University of Alabama, George Mason University, the University of Virginia, West Point, the U.S. Airforce Academy, and the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.