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Politics,
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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 Speaker Series: J.P. Messina

J.P. Messina from the University of New Orleans will give a talk on the topic “The Ethics and Politics of Private Censorship.” The talk will take place on December 4, 2019, from 4-5:30pm in Brush Mountain A (Squires Student Center). The talk is tailored to appeal to both students and faculty, with plenty of time…

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PPE Speaker Series: Rosa Terlazzo

Rosa Terlazzo from the University of Rochester will give a talk on the topic “Paternalism and Adaptive Preference Interventions.” The talk will take place on November 13, 2019, from 4-5:30pm in Brush Mountain A (Squires Student Center). The talk is tailored to appeal to both students and faculty, with plenty of time for discussion and…

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Upcoming Events

Nov
21
Thu
4:30 pm PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
Nov 21 @ 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...
Dec
4
Wed
4:00 pm PPE Speaker Series: J.P. Messina @ Brush Mountain A (Squires Student Center)
PPE Speaker Series: J.P. Messina @ Brush Mountain A (Squires Student Center)
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
J.P. Messina (University of New Orleans) will give a talk on the topic “The Ethics and Politics of Private Censorship.” All faculty and students are invited to attend. Price: Free Sponsor: Administration Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs Contact:...
Feb
5
Wed
4:00 pm PPE Speaker Series: Erik Kimbrough @ Brush Mountain A/B (Squires Student Center)
PPE Speaker Series: Erik Kimbrough @ Brush Mountain A/B (Squires Student Center)
Feb 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Erik Kimbrough (Chapman University) will give a talk on the topic “TBA.” 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:: moehler@vt.edu for more info visit...

Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Virginia Tech