I’m Aaron Ross Powell. I’m a writer, podcaster, and think tank scholar.

I’m a scholar at the Cato Institute, where I run Libertarianism.org and co-host the Free Thoughts podcast. I’m also a frequent guest on the Building Tomorrow podcast.

I’m the author of two books, The Hole, a novel of supernatural apocalypse, and Animus, a collection of horror and crime short fiction.

I’m also the editor of Arguments for Liberty, a collection of nine original essays by top philosophers introducing the major moral theories and how they support a libertarian political system, as well as the upcoming Visions of Liberty. You can learn more about all of these titles on my books page.

My work and my writing focuses largely on political and moral philosophy and the case for liberty.


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