Undergraduate Weekend Seminars

July 2, 2016

The PPE Program will be running two intensive one day seminars in 2016-17, one in the Fall on “Toleration in a Free Society” on October 8, 2016 led by Jonathan Anomaly, and one in the Spring on “Constitutional Change,” on … Continued

PPE Videos

July 2, 2016

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.

PPE Undergraduate Colloquium

February 24, 2016

Every year the Duke/UNC PPE program brings together about 20 outstanding PPE students from across the country to discuss a core topic with moral, economic, and political dimensions.  Past topics have included Crime and Punishment, Equality, and Libertarian Paternalism.  This … Continued

Two Weekend Seminars in the Spring

February 10, 2016

The PPE Program will be running two intensive one day seminars in the Spring, one on “Equality: Whether and Why It Matters” on February 27th, and the other on “The Morality of Markets” on April 2nd.

Spring Reading Groups

January 17, 2016

We are offering three reading groups this Spring: “Banerjee and Duflo’s Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Poverty“; “Emotions in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics”; and “Yoram Hazony’s The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture.” The groups will meet over … Continued

Take a Prof to Lunch

October 30, 2015

Would you like to have food and conversation with one of your PPE professors, on the PPE Program’s tab? You and one or two friends can invite a PPE faculty member or grad student to lunch anywhere within walking distance … Continued

Two Weekend Seminars in the Fall

June 25, 2015

The PPE Program, in collaboration with the Institute for Humane Studies, will be running two intensive one day seminars in the Fall, one on “Equality: Whether and Why It Matters” on Sept. 26th, and the other on “Public Choice and … Continued

Fall Reading Groups

July 29, 2014

We are offering three reading groups this Fall: “Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are divided by Politics and Religion,” “Sally Haslanger’s Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique” and “Human Rights and International Law.”  The groups will … Continued

New Faculty

July 29, 2014

We are delighted to welcome Brookes Brown and David Frank as new faculty in the PPE Program.