Videos and PowerPoints from our Happiness & Well-Being workshop are now posted on the event page!
For a link to the full lecture that took place on 9/18/17, as well as a synopsis of Dr. Cowen’s key points, please visit the event page here.
We are delighted to welcome Sarah Huener as the new (and first) Administrator for the Philosophy, Politics & Economics Program. A UNC alum who went on for an MFA at Boston University, she is a published author who comes to us … Continued
We are offering three reading groups this Fall on Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations, Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind, and Tommi Shelby’s Dark Ghettos. The groups will meet over dinner at Gourmet Kingdom in Carrboro. The books will be provided and the … Continued
Luc Bovens‘s paper, “Selection Under Uncertainty: Affirmative Action at the Shortlisting Stage” (Mind), was honored by The Philosopher’s Annual as one of the ten best for 2016. Congratulations, Luc!
Macy Salzberger and Eric Sampson have been named Langman PPE Fellows for 2017-18 in recognition of their significant contributions to the UNC Philosophy, Politics & Economics Program.
The UNC Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Luc Bovens, who will be joining us on January 1, 2018. Professor Bovens is currently at the London School of Economics, where he has been … Continued
This is an intensive one day seminar for undergraduates, led by Professor Amy Berg, on Ideal and Non-Ideal Political Theory on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Information is available HERE.
There is a nice short story about the UNC’s PPE Minor in College Town.
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 … Continued