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Instructor: Michael C. Munger. This course meets MW 4:30 p.m. – 5:50 p.m. in HO 104.

Duke course listing PS331: Prisoner’s Dilemma and Distributive Justice

Economic, political, and philosophical perspectives on distributive justice and the problems in each discipline raised by variations on the prisoner’s dilemma. Classic texts include Hobbes and Hume, Smith and Marx, Mill and Rawls. NOTE: This is the “Gateway Course” to the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics certificate program.  Permission is required for enrollment. Preference is given to those who have declared the PPE minor. Contact Ms. Kelly Finn, for permission.

This class is co-convened on the UNC and Duke campuses. For the first half of the semester the lectures will be delivered on the Duke campus, but broadcast live at UNC, for the second half the lectures will be delivered on the UNC campus, but broadcast live at Duke.  Throughout, students are welcome to stay on their home campus or to come to the live lecture.  At UNC the class meeting will be in Howell 104, at Duke they will be in the Love Auditorium of the Levine Science Research Center*.

*Directions to Love Auditorium at Duke: Take the Robertson Bus (you’ll need to get a GoCard), or some other transport. A campus map can be found here, for Levine Science Research Center: Love Auditorium is Room 101 in LSRC.