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
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, … Continued
“Looking back at the tech teams that I’ve built at my companies, it’s evident that individuals with liberal arts degrees are by far the sharpest, best-performing software developers and technology leaders. Often these modern techies have degrees in philosophy, history, … Continued
Jialing (LingLing) Jiang, a PPE Minor, with Majors in Philosophy and Economics, has been named a Scharzman Scholar. She will be studying public policy, economics and business, or international studies at China’s prestigious Tsinghua University.