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educator , Social philosopher

Robert Vernon Andelson, American Social philosopher, educator. Recipient Research awards Foundation Social Research, 1959, Relm Foundation, 1967, 2 George Washington Honor medals Freedom Foundation, 1970, 72; Distinguished research fellow American Institute for Economics Research, since 1993.


Andelson, Robert Vernon was born on February 19, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Abraham and Ada (Markson) Andelson.


Associate of Arts, Los Angeles City College, 1950. AB equivalent, University Chicago, 1952. Master of Arts, University Southern California, 1954.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, 1960.


Executive director, Henry George School Social Science, San Diego Extension, California, 1959-1962; instructor philosophy and religion, Northland College, Wisconsin, 1962-1963; assistant professor government and philosophy, Northwestern State University, Louisiana, 1963-1965; member of faculty, Auburn (Alabama) U., since 1965; professor philosophy, Auburn U., 1973-1992; professor emeritus, Auburn U., since 1992; member graduate faculty, Auburn U., 1969-1992; member, director, Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, since 1986; vice president, International Union Land Value Taxation and Free Trade, 1986-1988; president, International Union Land Value Taxation and Free Trade, since 1997. Inaugural lecturer philosophy lecture series U. Alabama at Birmingham, 1975. Member academic staff Ludwig von Mises Institute, since 1983.

Ordained to ministry Congregational Church, 1959. Reviewer institutional grant applications National Endowment for Humanities, 1987. Faculty associate Lincoln Institute Land Policy, since 1993.



Assistant sergeant at arms Republican National Convention, 1952. Member Lee County Republican Executive Committee, 1967-1979. Trustee Henry George Foundation American, 1971-1975, member of advisory commission, since 1975.

Member Southern Society Philosophy and Psychology, Alabama Philosophical Society (president 1968-1969, 78-79), Robert Schalkenbach Foundation (vice president).


Married Bonny Orange Johnson, June 7, 1964.

Abraham Andelson

Ada (Markson) Andelson

Bonny Orange Johnson