Dr. Tom G. Palmer

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Director, Project on Civil Society , Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington DC
Work Fax: (202) 842-3490
Email: tpalmer@cato.org
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Heads Cato University, the Cato Institute's educational program on libertarian thought.
Has published reviews and articles on politics and morality in scholarly journals as well as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post.
Active in the propagation of classical liberal ideas and the revival of civil society in formerly communist/socialist states.

Academic Background

B.A.: St. John's College (Liberal Arts).
M.A.: Catholic University (Philosophy).
D.Phil.: Oxford University, England, U.K. (Politics).

Publications or Presentations

"Limited Government and the Rule of Law," in Cato Handbook for Congress, 106th Congress (Washington D.C.: Cato Institute, 1999).
"G.A. Cohen on Self-Ownership, Property and Equality," Critical Review, 1998.
"What's Not Wrong with Libertarianism," Critical Review, 1998.

Issue Specialities

Reviving civil society, libertarianism, private property, distributive justice, morality of the welfare state, individualism, individual rights, moral and legal foundation of individual rights, limited government, common good, property rights.

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