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A New Student Podcast: Pit Perspectives

September 20, 2022

…relevant social issues facing college students at UNC and across the country. Pit Perspectives started with an observation- at a school as large as UNC, students tend to form small…

Congratulations, Phi Beta Kappa Inductees!

October 29, 2021

…chapters and alumni associations across the country raise and distribute more than $1 million in awards, scholarships and prizes benefiting high schools and college students. More information here:  …

PPE Program in the News

February 15, 2018

…– Brenee Goforth and Malik Jabati – presented alongside program director Geoff Sayre-McCord at the February 1st meeting of the Board of Trustees. To read the article online, click here….

Fall Reading Groups

August 22, 2016

…Moral and Political Philosophy. The groups will meet over dinner (at Gourmet Kingdom in Carrboro). The readings will be provided and the cost of dinner will be covered. Space is…

Why PPE?

October 20, 2012

…able to assess their value is crucial. The PPE Program’s mission is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of social, economic, political and moral problems.  In doing this, PPE…

Five New PPE Faculty in 2021!

September 16, 2021

…the summer of 2021 as an assistant professor with a specialization in philosophy, politics, and economics. Alex’s research interests include public education, the moral and political status of children, and…

PPE looking to fill new senior position

January 10, 2017

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…

In Memoriam: Geoffrey Brennan (1944-2022)

August 2, 2022

…and the growing field of “behavioral economics” later in the ’90s, which developed into scholarship at the intersection of philosophy of social science and ethics. He published several books in…

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…