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.