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Joe Place

Doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Joe is a doctoral researcher in the Politics department, with a focus on Political Philosophy and Theory

Joe completed his BA in Philosophy and Politics in 2014 from the University of Liverpool before undertaking an MA in Political and Legal Theory: Toleration in the Politics department at the University of York which he graduated from in 2015.

His masters dissertation was titled "What is Distinct about Left-Libertarianism" which distinguished various liberal schools of thought and drew out policy frameworks from left-libertarianism to show it's uniqueness.

He is currently researching the concept of "Self-Authorship" and the relationship of that to meaningful work and free market capitalism.

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Expertise Summary

Political philosophy and theory, but Joe has particular interest:

Liberalism and it's critics

Republicanism

Left and Right Libertarianism

Social Justice

Liberty

Democracy

Research Summary

Joe is examining the concept of "self-authorship", used in John Tomasi's Free Market Fairness, he is philosophically exploring the concept and seeing what normative frameworks can be drawn from it.… read more

Current Research

Joe is examining the concept of "self-authorship", used in John Tomasi's Free Market Fairness, he is philosophically exploring the concept and seeing what normative frameworks can be drawn from it. He is particularly focusing on the relationship of self-authorship to meaningful work, market and social democratic economics and welfare models.

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