Spring Reading Groups

We are offering three reading groups this Spring on Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson; Impact:  How Law Affects Behavior, by Lawrence Friedman; and on Distributive Justice: Rawls and Nozick.

The groups will meet over dinner (at Gourmet Kingdom in Carrboro).  The readings will be provided and the cost of dinner will be covered. Space is limited.

For details, go HERE.

PPE looking to fill new senior position

The UNC PPE Program is pleased to announce a new senior position.  We are searching for an accomplished scholar with specialties in moral and political philosophy, who has research and teaching interests that fall at the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics.  Further information is available HERE.

Fall Reading Groups

We are offering three four reading groups this Fall: Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America, Danielle Allen’s Education and Equality, Hamilton, Madison, and Jay’s The Federalist Papers, and John Stuart Mill’s Moral and Political Philosophy.  The groups will meet over dinner (at Gourmet Kingdom in Carrboro).  The readings will be provided and the cost of dinner will be covered. Space is limited.

For details, go HERE.

PPE Videos

Professors Anomaly and Sayre-McCord have some PPE-related videos are available on WiPhi Open Access Philosophy. Anomaly’s “What Are Public Goods?,” “Collective Action Problems,” and “Can Greed Be Rational?” are available here and Sayre-McCord’s “The Prisoner’s Dilemma” is available here.