The Catholic University of America


                                                   CLAES G. RYN
                                                 Curriculum vitae
Department of Politics
The Catholic University of America                        
Washington, D.C., 20064                                         
Tel. (202) 319-6225 (direct)                                     
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Professor of Politics, Department of Politics, The Catholic University of America (C.U.A.), 1982 to the present.

Adjunct Professor of Government, Georgetown University, 2002 to 2006.

Associate Professor of Politics, C.U.A., 1978-82.

Visiting Associate Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs, the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1981.

Assistant Professor of Politics, C.U.A., 1974-78.

Directed many Ph.D. dissertations at C.U.A., a number of which have been published as books.

Taught also at Uppsala University (Sweden), and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.



Ethics and politics; politics and the imagination; the historical sense; the epistemology of the social sciences and humanities; the history of Western political thought; modernity; the theory of democracy and constitutionalism; American political thought; the ideology of Neo-Jacobinism; conservatism; liberalism; individualism and community; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Irving Babbitt; Benedetto Croce.


Member, Press Committee of the Catholic University of America Press, Office of the Provost, C.U.A., 1996 to 2003, 2007-2008.

Member, Grant-in Aid Selection Committee, Office of the Associate Provost, C.U.A., 1992 to present.

Member, Graduate Committee, Department of Politics, C.U.A., 1979 to present.

Chairman, Department of Politics, C.U.A., 1979-1985; served two three-year terms.  At the end of Ryn's tenure the Department had a permanent faculty of 16 and 15-20 adjunct faculty and lecturers.  The Department enrolled 125 graduate students, including 50 in the Ph.D. program, and about 300 undergraduate majors.  Ryn obtained a number of foundation grants supporting visiting scholars, conferences, research, graduate study, and outreach.

Member, Undergraduate Committee, Department of Politics, C.U.A., 1975-85.

Assistant Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, C.U.A., 1977-79.

Member, Dean's Committee on Goals and Objectives of The School of Arts and Sciences, 1977-78; Committee on Academic Freedom of the University Senate, 1976-77; Search Committee for Dean of the School of Law, C.U.A, 1978-79.

Undergraduate Coordinator (director), Department of Politics, C.U.A., 1975-78.



President, Philadelphia Society, April 2001 to 2002.  Founded in 1964, the Society promotes a deepened understanding of liberty and constitutionalism. It is a national umbrella organization for leading intellectuals, including professors, heads of foundations and think-tanks, former and present government officials, and leading journalists and professionals.  The Society has about 400 members. Membership is by election only.  The founders of the Society include Nobel Prize winners Friedrich von Hayek and Milton Friedman.

Second Vice President, Philadelphia Society, 2000-2001.

Member, Board of Trustees, Philadelphia Society, 1999-2000.

Member, Philadelphia Society, 1989 to present.

President, Academy of Philosophy and Letters, 2007 to present. The Academy pursues a deeper understanding of the meaning, origins and development of the civilized society. It promotes exploration of moral, religious, epistemological, literary, artistic, and scientific issues, including their relation to politics and economics. Membership is by election only.

Member, Board of Directors, Academy of Philosophy and Letters, 2006 to present.

Member, Academy of Philosophy and Letters, 2006 to present.

Chairman and co-founder, National Humanities Institute, Washington, D.C., 1984 to present.  NHI is a tax-exempt public foundation that promotes basic research, publication, and teaching in the humanities, including the social sciences. The Institute publishes books and other materials, including the academic journal Humanitas, arranges conferences and lectures, and takes initiatives in research and education. Among grants received by NHI was $82,000 from the U.S. Department of Education.

Editor, Humanitas, 1992 to present. Humanitas is an interdisciplinary and international scholarly journal devoted to the philosophical renewal of the humanities. The journal is available in about 400 college and university libraries and on the internet.

Member, Board of Advisors, New World Institute, 2005 to present.

Member, Board of Directors, Studieförbundet Näringsliv och Samhälle/Washington, D.C. (Council on Enterprise and Society), 1995 to present.

Frequent lecturer, paper giver, panelist, and conference participant in the United States, Europe and China. Gave invited lectures at numerous universities and colleges, including Beijing University, Beijing Normal University, China Foreign Affairs University, Nanjing University, St. Andrews University (Scotland) Cornell University, Georgetown University, Tufts University, Mount Holyoke College, Uppsala University (Sweden), and Stockholm University (Sweden). Lectured at research institutes like The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (Utrikespolitiska institutet) in Stockholm, Sweden. Chaired panels, gave papers, and/or acted as a discussant at numerous annual meetings of the American Political Science Association.

Lectured in the Senate of the Czech Republic in Prague.

Lectured to members of parliament and staff in the Swedish Parliament (the Riksdag) in Stockholm, Sweden.

Appeared numerous times on radio and television in the United States and Europe.

Arranged/directed many scholarly conferences, lecture series, lectures, etc.

President, Konservativt Idéforum (Swedish national academic association for the study of culture and ideas), 1970-71; elected Honorary President for life.

Military service: Royal Life Company, I 4 Regiment, Linköping, Sweden, 1963; and Signal Corps, S 1 Regiment, Uppsala, Sweden, 1967-68.



Named Honorary Professor at Beijing Normal University, May 27, 2012.

Recipient of the C.U.A. Provost’s Award for most distinguished Achievement in Research at the University, 2011.

Called as Honorary Member of Heimdal at Uppsala University, Sweden’s oldest and largest student society, 2006.

Nominated for the Provost’s University-wide Award (C.U.A.) for Life-Time Achievement in Teaching and Research, 2006.

Recipient of Will Herberg Award for Outstanding Faculty Service from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute; received at its 50th Anniversary, 2003.

Named president of the Philadelphia Society, 2001.

Invited to give the Distinguished Foreign Scholar Lectures at Beijing University in May of 2000.

Named Outstanding Graduate Professor in the University by The Catholic University of America Graduate Students Association, 1992. 

Advisor to the Nobel Committee of the Swedish Academy on the Nobel Prize in Literature, 1990 to present.

Listed in WHO’S WHO in the World.

Listed in WHO'S WHO in America, national edition, since 1986.  Biography appears in other similar listings.

Earhart Foundation Faculty Sponsor, 1988 to present.

Referee/reviewer for American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Polity, Modern Age, and other journals, and for various university presses.

Referee/evaluator for the National Endowment for the Humanities, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Information Agency, and other organizations.

Evaluated candidates for tenure and promotion at various universities and colleges.

Member, selection panel for the Ingersoll Prizes in Humanities and Literature for 1990.

Research grants from various Foundations.

Research award from His Majesty the King of Sweden, 1983.

Member, Editorial Board, Athenaeum, journal of the Political Science Association of Poland

Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Marknadsekonomisk Tidskrift (Stockholm, Sweden), 1986-92; Modern Age, 1981 to present; and This World, 1991 to present.

Member, Richard M. Weaver Graduate Fellowship Selection Committee, 1979 to the present.

Member, Henry Salvatori Doctoral Fellowship Selection Committee, 1986 to present.

Richard M. Weaver Graduate Fellow, 1973-74.

Honorary Fellow of the American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1971-75.

Doctoral Fellow, Uppsala University (Sweden), 1970-73.

Rotary Foundation Graduate Fellow, 1968-69.



Ph.D. in Political Science and Philosophy (minor field), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1974. Dissertation nominated for The American Political Science Association's award for the best dissertation of the year in political theory.

Doctoral work in Political Science, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1969-71 (1971-74).

Graduate work in Political Science and Philosophy, Maxwell School, Syracuse University, 1968-69.

Fil.kand. in Political Science (4 "betyg"; equivalent of Master’s competence), and Economics (2 "betyg"), Uppsala University, Sweden, 1967. Thesis in Political Science on the new intellectual conservatism in the United States; thesis in Economics on criticisms of the economics of John Maynard Keynes.

Latin Gymnasium, Norrköpings Högre Allmänna Läroverk, Sweden, 1959-63.

Languages:  English, Swedish, German, French, Latin, and Italian.


Born in Norrköping, Sweden, 1943.

Married to Marianne C. Ryn; three daughters: Charlotte, Viveka and Elisabet.




Member, Vestry, St. Francis Episcopal Church, Potomac, MD, 1986-88.



Books, monographs:

A DESPERATE MAN (Washington, D.C.: Athena Books, 2014).

THE NEW JACOBINISM: AMERICA AS REVOLUTIONARY STATE. Second edition of 1991 original, With a Major New Afterword (52 pages) by the Author. Bowie, MD: National Humanities Institute, 2011. Sole author.

PETER VIERECK AND CONSERVATISM. Sole author. In Peter Viereck and Claes G. Ryn, CONSERVATISM REVISITED: THE REVOLT AGAINST IDEOLOGY, two monographs in the same volume (New Brunswick and London: Transaction Publishers, 2005). Sole author.

AMERICA THE VIRTUOUS: THE CRISIS OF DEMOCRACY AND THE QUEST FOR EMPIRE.  New Brunswick and London: Transaction Publishers, 2003. Sole author. Book also published in Chinese translation by Peking University Press, 2007, and Horizon Media in Shanghai, 2008. (Distribution of the book by Beijing University Press was blocked by the Chinese government.) Sole author.

A COMMON HUMAN GROUND: UNIVERSALITY AND PARTICULARITY IN A MULTICULTURAL WORLD.  Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 2003. Sole author.

HUMANITAS: RETHINKING IT ALL (in Chinese). Beijing: San Lian, 2003. Consulting editor, joint author.

UNITY THROUGH DIVERSITY: ON CULTIVATING HUMANITY’S HIGHEST GROUND (in Chinese translation).  Beijing: Peking University Press, 2001.  Sole author.

Benedetto Croce, HISTORY AS THE STORY OF LIBERTY. Indianapolis, Indiana: Liberty Fund, 2000. Editor, author of Foreword.

WILL, IMAGINATION AND REASON: BABBITT, CROCE AND THE PROBLEM OF REALITY. Second revised edition, with a Major New Introduction by the Author.  New Brunswick and London: Transaction Publishers, 1997. Sole author.

Irving Babbitt, CHARACTER AND CULTURE: ESSAYS ON EAST AND WEST.  With a Bibliography of Babbitt's Writings and an Index to his Collected Works.  New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 1995.  Editor, author of critical introduction (42 p.).

THE NEW JACOBINISM: CAN DEMOCRACY SURVIVE?  Washington, D.C.: National Humanities Institute, 1991. Sole author.

Irving Babbitt, ROUSSEAU AND ROMANTICISM.  New Brunswick, N.J:  Transaction Publishers, 1991.  Editor, author of critical introduction (59 p.).

DEMOCRACY AND THE ETHICAL LIFE: A PHILOSOPHY OF POLITICS AND COMMUNITY.  Second expanded edition (paperback).  Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1990.  Sole author.

WILL, IMAGINATION AND REASON: IRVING BABBITT AND THE PROBLEM OF REALITY.  Chicago and Washington, D.C: Regnery Books, 1986.  Sole author.

INDIVIDUALISM OCH GEMENSKAP (Individualism and Community). Stockholm: Samhällsgemenskaps Förlag, 1986.  Sole author.

IRVING BABBITT IN OUR TIME.  Washington, D.C.: The Catholic  University of America Press, 1986.  Co-editor, with George Panichas, and joint author.

Folke Leander, ROMANTIK OCH MORAL (Romanticism and Morality), Festschrift edition.  Borås, Sweden: CETE Förlag, 1980. Co-editor, with Emil Uddhammar and Bo Dahlman. Author of Introduction.

DEMOCRACY AND THE ETHICAL LIFE: A PHILOSOPHY OF POLITICS AND COMMUNITY.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1978. Sole author.

NYKONSERVATISMEN I USA (The New Conservatism in the United States).  Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1971. Co-author with Bertil Häggman; author of six of the nine chapters.


Articles, book chapters:


"Contrasting Notions of Moral Virtue: Their Implications for Society and Government" and three other chapters In Zhang Yuan, ed., AMERICAN HUMANISM (Beijing:  Beijing Normal University, forthcoming).

"Dreaming the Impossible Dream: Society and the Power of Self-Deception." Cross-Cultural Dialogues, Beijing University, China, in press.

“The Moral Path to Peace,” The American Conservative, Nov./Dec. 2014.

“Eric Voegelin and Irving Babbitt,” Voegelin View, Nov. 7, 2014.

Foreword (article length) to Jay Starliper, AESTHETIC ORIGINS (New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2014).

“Power Without Limits: The Allure of Political Idealism and the Crumbling of American Constitutionalism,” Humanitas, Vol. XXVI, Nos.1 & 2, 2013.

"Allan Bloom and Straussian Alienation, Humanitas, Vol. XXV, Nos. 1 & 2, 2012 [published in 2013] Sole author

“Peter Viereck: Traditionalist Libertarian?,” Library of Law and Liberty, July 23, 2012.

“Where in the World Are We Going?” Epistulae, No. 16., March 19, 2012.

“The Immodesty of American Empire: A Constitutionalist Perspective on Neo-Jacobin Universalism,” in Michael Federici, Richard M. Gamble, and Mark T. Mitchell, eds., THE CULTURE OF IMMODESTY IN AMERICAN LIFE AND POLITICS (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming).

“Konservatismen ser djupare än liberalismen,” Newsmill (Internet magazine, Stockholm), symposium on conservatism, March 21, 2011.

“A Challenge to Hollywood: Back to the Real World.” Epistulae, No. 9, June 29, 2010.

“From Civilization to Manipulation: The Decline and Replacement of the Western Elite.” Humanitas. Vol. XXII, Nos. 1 & 2, 2009.

To Dreamworld and Back: A Movie Out of the Ordinary.” Humanitas, Vol. XXII, Nos. 1 & 2, 2009.

“Neokonservatismen är någonting annat.” Tradition & Fason. October 5, 2009,

“Debacle: The Conservative Movement in Chapter Eleven.” Epistulae, No. 7, August 25, 2009.

“Debacle: The Conservative Movement in Chapter Eleven.” Humanitas, Vol. XXI, Nos. 1 & 2, 2008.

“Neo-Jacobin Nationalism or Responsible Nationhood?” in Bruce Frohnen and Kenneth Grasso, eds., DEFENDING THE REPUBLIC: CONSTITUTIONAL MORALITY IN A TIME OF CRISIS. ESSAYS IN HONOR OF GEORGE W. CAREY (Wilmington, Del.: ISI Books, 2008).

“Personalism and Value-Centered Historicism.” The Pluralist (University of Illinois), Vol. 3, No 2.

“America’s Coup D’ État In the Making. Deception and Self-Deception.” Epistulae, No. 4, 2008

“Power Play.” The American Conservative, October 6, 2008.

“The Decline of American Intellectual Conservatism,” Modern Age, Vol. 49, No. 4 (2007); article presented as the “Conclusion” to the 50th anniversary volume of Modern Age.

“Not by Politics Alone.” The American Conservative, January 15, 2007.

“The Legacy of Peter Viereck: His Prose Writings.” Humanitas, Vol. XIX, Nos. 1 & 2, 2006.

“What is Left? What is Right?.” The American Conservative, August 28, 2006.

“Neo-Jacobin Exceptionalism as a Justification for American Global Supremacy.” University of St. Thomas Law Journal, 3, Fall 2005.

“Leo Strauss and History: The Philosopher as Conspirator.” Humanitas, Vol. XVIII, Nos. 1 & 2, 2005.

“The Politics of Transcendence: The Pretentious Passivity of Platonic Idealism” (in Chinese translation) in Yang Nai-qiao and Wu Xiao-ming, eds. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND WORLD LITERATURE. SPECIAL VOLUME IN HONOR OF PROFESSOR YUE DAIYUN ON THE OCCASION OF HER 75TH BIRTHDAY. Beijing: Beijing University Press, 2005.

“Jacobin in Chief,” The American Conservative, April 11, 2005.

“Humanism: A Basis for Unifying Diversity” (in Chinese translation). Cross-Cultural Dialogues (Beijing University), Vol. 15, August 2004.

 “Appetite for Destruction,” The American Conservative, January 19, 2004.

“The Ideology of American Empire.” Orbis. A Journal of World Affairs, Vol. 47, No. 3, Summer 2003.

“Irving Babbitt and Art as a Power of Integration or Disintegration” (in Chinese translation).  Cross-cultural Dialogues, Vol. 12, August 2003

“Babbitt and the Problem of Reality.” In HUMANITAS: RETHINKING IT ALL (Beijing: San Lian Press, 2003).

“Imaginative Origins of Modernity : Life as Daydream and Nightmare.” IN HUMANITAS : RETHINKING IT ALL (Beijing: San Lian Press, 2003).

“The Power of Imagination, For Good or Ill: Irving Babbitt and Benedetto Croce and Art as a Unifying or Disruptive Force.” In Cheng Aimin and Yang Lixin, eds. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE IN THE CROSS-CULTURAL CONTEXT.  Yilin Press, 2003.

“Power, Again.” Humanitas, Vol. XIV, No. 1, 2002.

“A Broader, Subtler View of Power.” Humanitas, Vol. XIV, No. 1, 2001.

“No More Nonsense About Elites.” Chronicles, October, 2001

“Dimensions of Power: The Transformation of Liberalism and the Limits of ‘Politics.’” Humanitas, Vol. XIII, No. 2, 2000.

“The New Jacobinism and Postmodernism” (in Chinese translation).  Cross-Cultural Dialogues (Beijing University), No. 5, 2001.

"History as Synthesis." Humanitas, Vol. XIII, No 1, 2000.

"The Politics of Transcendence: The Pretentious Passivity of Platonic Idealism." Humanitas, Vol. XII, No. 2, 1999.

"Tage Lindbom: Vännen—Tänkaren."  In Jonas de Geer, ed., VÄNBOK TILL TAGE LINDBOM (Skellefteå: Norma, 1999).

"Defining Historicism." Humanitas, Vol. XI, No. 2, 1998.

"När tanke och fantasi tröt." Svensk Tidskrift, Vol. 86, No. 1, 1999.

"Tankar om vår mänsklighet." Contextus, No. 3, 1998.

"Cultural Origins of Politics: The Imagination of Modern Escape." In William Boxx and Gary Quinlivan, eds., TOWARD THE RENEWAL OF CIVILIZATION: POLITICAL ORDER AND CULTURE (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 1998).

"Imaginative Origins of Modernity: Life as Daydream and Nightmare." Humanitas, Vol. X, No. 2, 1997.

"Another Conception of Knowing." Humanitas, Vol. IX, No. 1, 1996.

"Introduction" (critical introduction, 20 p.) for Tage Lindbom,

DEMOCRACY AS MYTH.  Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1996.

"How Conservatives Failed 'The Culture'."  Modern Age, Vol. 38, No. 2, 1996.

“How We Know What We Know: Babbitt, Positivism and Beyond."  Humanitas, Vol. III, No.1, 1995.

"Cultural Diversity and Unity."  In IMMIGRATION AND THE AMERICAN IDENTITY.  Rockford: Rockford Institute, 1995. (Reprint.)

"Virtue: Real and Imagined."  In THE UNBOUGHT GRACE OF LIFE: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF RUSSELL KIRK, ed. James E. Person. La Salle, Ill.: Sherwood Sugden, 1994.

"Democracy and Nationhood."  Ch. III in NATIONAL IDENTITY AS AN ISSUE OF KNOWLEDGE AND MORALITY, Georgian Philosophical Studies, I, eds. N.V. Chavchavadze, Ghia Nodia, and Paul Peachey.  Bucharest: Paideia Publishers, 1994; and Washington, D.C.: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 1994.

“Democracy as an Ethical Problem."  Ch. XII in NATIONAL IDENTITY AS AN ISSUE OF KNOWLEDGE AND MORALITY.  (As above).

"A Question of Class."  National Review,  February 7, 1994.

"Philosophical Reason: Historical, Systematic, and Humble."  Humanitas, Vol. VI, No. 2 1993.

"Universitetens skuld."  Smedjan (Stockholm), Vol. 8, No. 3, June, 1993.

"Cultural Diversity and Unity."  Chronicles, Vol. 17, No. 6 June, 1993.

“Universality and History: The Concrete as Normative." Humanitas, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1992-93.

"Humanitas: Rethinking It All."  Unsigned editorial statement.  Humanitas, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1992-93.

"Political Philosophy and the Unwritten Constitution."  Modern Age, Vol. 34, No. 4 1992.

"Natural Law and the Higher Will."  Vera Lex, Vol. 11, No. 2, 1991.

"'Saving the West': the New Jacobins."  Humanitas,  Vol. 5, No. 2, 1991.

"Defining Democracy."  The World and I, December 1987.

"Irving Babbitt and the Christians."  Humanitas, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1990. (Reprint).

"The Democracy Boosters."  National Review, March 24, 1989.

"Irving Babbitt and the Christians."  Modern Age, Vol. 32, No. 4, 1989.

"Universality or Uniformity?"  Modern Age, Vol. 32, No. 1, 1988.

"The Humanities and Moral Reality."  In EDUCATING FOR VIRTUE, ed. Joseph Baldacchino.  Washington, D.C.: National Humanities Institute, 1988.

"The Humanism of Irving Babbitt Revisited."  In MODERN AGE: THE FIRST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS. A SELECTION, ed. George Panichas. Indianapolis: Liberty Press, 1988. (Reprint.)

"Rationalitetens etiska och estetiska förutsättningar" (The Ethical and Aesthetical Preconditions of Rationality).  In FÖRNUFTETS GRÄNSER (The Limits of Rationality), ed. Torgny Segerstedt.  Stockhom: Ratio, 1987.

"Historicism and Its Critics."  Modern Age, Vol. 31, No. 3-4, 1987.

"Harvest Time for the Welfare State."  University Bookman, Vol. 26, No 4, 1986.

"The Ethical Problem of Democratic Statecraft."  In POWER, PRINCIPLES & INTERESTS, eds. Jeffrey Salmon, James O'Leary, and Richard Shultz.  Lexington, Mass.: Ginn Press, 1985.

"The Things of Caesar: Toward the Delimitation of Politics."  In ESSAYS ON CHRISTIANITY AND POLITICS, eds. George Carey and James Schall.  Lanham, Md.: University Press of America and The Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1984.  (Reprint.)

"Babbitt and the Problem of Reality."  Modern Age, Vol. 28, No. 2-3, 1984.

"History and the Moral Order."  In THE ETHICAL DIMENSION OF POLITICAL LIFE, ed. Francis J. Canavan.  Durham: Duke University Press, 1983.

"Non Videri Sed Esse: Folke Leander 1910-1981."  Modern Age, Vol. 27, No. 1, 1983.

"Knowledge and History."  Journal of Politics, Vol. 44, No. 2, 1982.

"Strauss and Knowledge: A Rejoinder."  Journal of Politics, Vol. 44, No. 2, 1982.

"American Intellectual Conservatism: Needs, Opportunities, Prospects."  Modern Age, Vol. 26, No. 3-4, 1982.

"The Work of Community."  In PAPAL ECONOMICS, ed. Philip Lawler.  Washington, D.C.: Heritage Foundation, 1981.

"The Things of Caesar: Notes Toward the Delimitation of Politics."  Thought, Vol. 55, No. 219, 1980.

"Nyskapande traditionalism eller motkultur?"  In TANKAR OM DET GODA SAMHÄLLET, eds. Tyrgils Saxlund and Carl Johan Ljungberg. Edsbruk: Holms gårds tryckeri, 1979.

"Peter Viereck: Undajusted Man of Ideas."  Political Science Reviewer, Vol. 7, 1977.

"The Humanism of Irving Babbitt Revisited."  Modern Age, Vol. 21, No. 3, 1977.

"Youthful Dissent: Community and Counter-Culture." Intercollegiate Review, Vol. 9, No. 3, 1974.

"Konservatism och marxistisk analys."  Tiden (Stockholm, Sweden), Vol. 64, No. 4, 1972.

"Nykonservatismen i Förenta Staterna."  Svensk Tidskrift (Stockholm, Sweden), Vol. 59, No. 5-6, 1972.

"Malört i glädjebägaren."  Svensk Linje (Stockholm, Sweden), Vol. 31, No. 2, 1972.

"Notes on the Cultural Revolution."  University Bookman, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1971.

"Har vår kultur en framtid?"  In KÄMPANDE KONSERVATISM, ed. Gunnar Unger.  Stockholm: Natur och Kultur, 1971.

"Den disharmoniska välfärdsstaten."  Tidskriften Heimdal (Uppsala, Sweden), Vol. 9, No. 1, 1970.

"Konservatism eller opportunism."  Svensk Linje (Stockholm, Sweden), Vol. 29, No. 6, 1970.

"Mot en aktiv kulturkonservatism."  Tidskriften Heimdal (Uppsala, Sweden), Vol. 7, No. 3-4, 1968.

“USA."  Svensk Linje (Stockholm, Sweden), Vol. 28, No. 3-4, 1968.

"En politisk-filosofisk renässans?"  Pro & Contra (Lund, Sweden), Vol. 1, No. 3-4, 1968.

"Vår splittrade kultur."  Origo (Stockholm, Sweden), No. 3, 1968.

"Jag—en konservativ."  Svensk Linje  (Stockholm, Sweden), Vol. 26, No. 2, 1967.

"En distinktionsmedveten konservatism."  Svensk Tidskrift  (Stockholm, Sweden), Vol. 54, No. 3, 1967.

"Den konservativa ståndpunkten."  Svensk Tidskrift  (Stockholm, Sweden), Vol. 53, No. 8, 1966.


Newspaper articles:

“Obama allt mindre av samlande gestalt.” Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, January 17, 2010.

“Fakta talar sitt tydliga språk.” Svenska Dagbladet, Brännpunkt, December 13, 2008.

”Obama svagt rustad president.” Svenska Dagbladet, Brännpunkt, December 5, 2008.

”Makt har flyttats från delstatsnivån.” Svenska Dagbladet (Stockholm, Sweden), editorial page, July 10, 2005.

”USA världens frälsare.” Svenska Dagbladet, Brännpunkt, February 7, 2005.

”Militanta ideologer styr USA.”  Svenska Dagbladet, Brännpunkt, September 29, 2004.

”Konsten ligger i att tämja maktviljan.”  Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, August 16, 2004.

“Bush vill styra världen.”  Svenska Dagbladet (Stockholm, Sweden), Brännpunkt, November, 13, 2003.

”En ny utrikespolitik efter 11 september.”  Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, March 26, 2003.

“Varning för USA:s världshegemoni.”  Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, October 30, 2002.

“Kulturell ytlighet kan hota samlevnaden.” Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, July 8, 2002.

“President Bush’s svåra vägval.” Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, March 28, 2002

“George W. Bush ber om tålamod.” Svenska Dagbladet, editoral page, November 8, 2001.

“Varning för hämdbegäret.” Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, September 14, 2001.

“Demokrati också mellan valen.” Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, August 17, 2001.

“Konservativa löften.” Svenska Dagbladet,  editorial page, May 6, 2001.

"Sverige har tillfogats omätlig skada." Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, December 29, 2000.

"Duglighet räcker inte." Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, November 10, 2000.

"De bästa eller de mediala." Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, October 24, 2000.

"Kamp om federal maktapparat." Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, September 28, 2000.

"Paradoxernas Kina består." Svenska Dagbladet, edotorial page, August 22, 2000.

"USA och Europa på kollisionskurs." Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, July 9, 1998.

"Dags att åter älska staten." Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, October 28, 1997.

"Verklig politisk moral är praktisk handling." Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, March 26, 1997.

"Demokratisk självrannsakan." Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, January 23, 1997.

"Politisk personlighetsklyvning." Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, November 20, 1996.

"Den vanmäktiga politiken." Svenska Dagbladet, editorial page, Sept. 24,1996.

"Tingsten var medskyldig till vänstervågen."Svenska Dagbladet, March 22, 1994.

"Saken gällde Tingstens snäva tänkande." Svenska Dagbladet, April 7, 1994.

"När vinden vände i USA."  Svenska Dagbladet, January 20, 1981.

"Tide of Lawlessness."  Washington Times, April 13, 1993.

"Nykonservatismen i USA."  Dagens Nyheter, July 28, 1971.

“En möjlig konservatism."  Svenska Dagbladet, March 1, 1971.

"Politisk vindkantring i USA."  Norrköpings Tidningar, November 5, 1968.

"Den ungkonservativa vågen i USA."  Norrköpings Tidningar, September 30, 1968.



"The Return of the Sage."  Review of IRVING BABBITT: REPRESENTATIVE WRITINGS, ed. George Panichas.  University Bookman, Vol. 24, No. 2, 1984.

"An American Classic."  Review of DEMOCRACY AND LEADERSHIP, by Irving Babbitt.  University Bookman, Vol. 22, No. 1, 1982.

"Interpreting the Sage."  Review of THE INNER CHECK, by Folke Leander.  Modern Age, Vol. 19, No. 3, 1975.

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