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    Oct 26, 2021  
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PPE100 PO - Enrich, Enlighten, and Reform: Introduction to PPE

When Offered: Each spring
Instructor(s): M. Dold
Credit: 1

This course explores ways in which an understanding of moral philosophy can improve economic analysis, how moral philosophy can benefit from economists, analytical tools, and how economic analysis and moral philosophy together can inform public policy. We explore rationality and its connections to morality. Modes of economic analysis, including game theory, social choice theory, and welfare economics, are considered in conjunction with such notions as freedom, rights, equality, and justice, in order to address public policy issues. Prerequisites: ECON 052 PO  or equivalent or permission of the instructor.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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