Public Lecture by Dr Tom G. Palmer

Public Lecture by Dr Tom G. Palmer

Friday, 16 August 2013

Namibia Business School presents a lecture by

Dr Tom G. Palmer on:  "The morality of capitalism" 

Date:               Monday, 19 August 2013

Time:              14h00

Venue:            NBS (UNAM Main Campus)

Admission:      NO CHARGE

Tom G. Palmer is the executive vice president for international programs at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, and director of Cato University. At Atlas, Dr Palmer is responsible for establishing operating programmes in 14 languages and managing programs for a worldwide network of think tanks.

Before joining Cato he was an H. B. Earhart Fellow at Hertford College, Oxford University, and a vice president of the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. He frequently lectures in North America, Europe, Eurasia, Africa, Latin America, India, China and throughout Asia, and the Middle East on political science, public choice, civil society, and the moral, legal, and historical foundations of individual rights.

He has published reviews and articles on politics and morality in scholarly journals such as the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Ethics, Critical Review, and Constitutional Political Economy, as well as in publications such as Slate, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Die Welt, Caixing, Al Hayat, the Washington Post, and The Spectator of London. He is the author of Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice, published in 2009, and the editor of The Morality of Capitalism, published in 2011 and After the Welfare State in 2012. Palmer received his B.A. in liberal arts from St. Johns College in Annapolis, Maryland, his M.A. in philosophy from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and his doctorate in politics from Oxford University. 

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