Paolo  Silvestri Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Paolo Silvestri

Paolo Silvestri is Research fellow at the Department of Economics and Statistics “Cognetti de Martiis” (University of Turin), and Habilitated Associate Professor in Philosophy of Law and Political Philosophy. He has a Degree in Economics and a PhD in Philosophy of Law. He was Luigi Einaudi Chair Holder, Cornell University; and held Visiting positions at Mario Einaudi Center; Cornell Law School; External Senior Fellow, FRIAS (Univ. of Freiburg); Visiting Scholar, Dep. of Goverment, LSE.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    History and Philosophy of Economics, Legal and Political Philosophy

Personal Interests

    Good government and good societies; Liberalism; Institutions; Freedom; Normativity; Theories of élites, legitimacy and narratives of power in European and Italian political thought; Homo oeconomicus; Fictionalism, Nominalism and Realism; Hypotheses; Value Judgements; Italian tradition in public finance; Tax Justice; Gift and exchange in taxation; Anthropology of taxation