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