PHIL/POLI/ECON 384.005 – Introduction to Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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Instructor: Eric Sampson. This course meets TR 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. in CW 105.

This interdisciplinary course provides an overview of some core conceptual tools used to analyze issues at the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics (PPE). It also serves as the Gateway course for the PPE minor. Topics covered include the moral status of markets, distributive justice, liberty and paternalism, and the use of economic models to understand the behavior of voters and policymakers.

Recommended prerequisite: 1 ECON course.

All seats reserved for declared PPE minors. To officially declare the PPE minor, contact your academic advisor for assistance. This particular section is not co-convened, and will meet all semester at UNC.