Program in
Philosophy,
Politics,
and Economics

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Government,
Think Tank,
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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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COVID-19 Rapid Response Seed Funds Provided By OVPRI

The Office of the President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) at Virginia Tech provides internal seed funds for projects that address COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic is a paradigm of a collective action problem with significant social, ethical, political, and economic implications (among others). The PPE Program is happy to collaborate with other researches on campus….

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PPE Research: Michael Moehler publishes on climate change

Michael Moehler, Director of the PPE Program, published a book chapter on contractarianism and climate change. The chapter is part of an edited volume on Moral Theory and Climate Change: Ethical Perspectives on a Warming Planet, Ben Eggleston and Dale E. Miller (eds.), Routledge, 139-156. Here is the abstract of the chapter: Contemporary moral contractarianism…

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