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“My experience with the PPE Program
has been metamorphic, and I believe that the combination
of curricula, the speaker series, and the
chance to be an ambassador, make this program unrivaled.”
—Tessa Dean, PPE Undergraduate Student Ambassador

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PPE Research: Thomas Rowe

Thomas Rowe (PPE Postdoctoral Fellow) published an article on “Risk and the Unfairness of Some Being Better Off at the Expense of Others,” in the Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy 16 (2019): 44-66. Here is an abstract of the paper: This paper offers a novel account of how complaints of unfairness arise in risky…

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PPE Club at Virginia Tech Recognized as Local Chapter of the PPE Society

Under the guidance of Davis Rosser (President), the PPE Club at Virginia Tech was recognized as an official Chapter of the international Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Society. The PPE Society’s mission is “to encourage the interaction and cross-fertilization of three intellectual disciplines that are, in their history, deeply intertwined and that now, and going forward,…

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Upcoming Events

Oct
24
Thu
4:30 pm PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The PPE Reading Group will meet every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Darrell M. West’s (Brookings) book “The Future of Work: Robots, AI, and Automation” (books provided). We will enjoy free...
Nov
7
Thu
4:30 pm PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
Nov 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The PPE Reading Group will meet every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Darrell M. West’s (Brookings) book “The Future of Work: Robots, AI, and Automation” (books provided). We will enjoy free...
Nov
13
Wed
4:00 pm PPE Speaker Series: Rosa Terlazzo @ Brush Mountain A (Squires Student Center)
PPE Speaker Series: Rosa Terlazzo @ Brush Mountain A (Squires Student Center)
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Rosa Terlazzo (University of Rochester) will give a talk on the topic “Paternalism and Adaptive Preference Interventions.” All faculty and students are invited to attend. Price: Free Sponsor: Administration Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs Contact: Michael Moehler E-Mail::...

Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Virginia Tech