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Instructor: Tom Dougherty. This course meets R 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. in PE 2066.

The Capstone seminar addresses advanced issues at the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics. The theme of the seminar will be “The Ethics of Capitalism.” It focuses on specific topics such as markets, socialism, taxation, globalization, and the environment. The course is a seminar that primarily involves discussion of assigned readings.


This course is for graduating senior PPE minors who have (1) taken the 384 Gateway course and (2) have taken (or are taking) all other courses necessary to complete the PPE minor.

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Prerequisite: PHIL/POLI/ECON 384.