About the Author
Filip Spagnoli obtained his PhD at the University of Brussels. He has written numerous OpEd articles in leading Belgian newspapers, specialized articles in philosophical periodicals, and four books
- Homo Democraticus, On the Universal Desirability but the Not So Universal Possibility of Democracy and Human Rights, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2003
- Democratic Imperialism, A Practical Guide, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2004
- Making Human Rights Real, Algora, 2007
- The Neo-Communist Manifesto, Algora, 2009
Currently employed by the research and statistics directorate of the Belgian Central Bank, Spagnoli is a regular guest speaker at conferences and universities and is a participant in European Commission study visits to Eastern European countries with the aim of delivering statistical expertise and helping these countries to achieve membership of the European Union.