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Instructor: Tom Dougherty. This course meets TR 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. via remote synchronous (RS) instruction.

This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to the study of philosophy, politics, and economics. Using ideas and conceptual tools from fields such as political economy, political philosophy, game theory, public choice theory, and social choice theory, the course will cover theoretical and applied topics. Examples of topics that might be covered include property rights, markets, distributive justice, equality, liberty and paternalism, and voting behavior.


All seats reserved for declared PPE minors. To officially declare the PPE minor, please make an appointment with your academic advisor, or stop by drop in hours (more info here).

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