2019-20 Pomona College Catalog 
    Oct 04, 2023  
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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

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Professor Michael Green2 (fall), Professor Eleanor Brown (spring), program coordinators
Steering Committee: Brown, Davis, Green, McWilliams

Professors Brown, Davis, McWilliams, Seery
Associate Professors Green2, Hollis-Brusky
Laurie Johnson, academic coordinator


The departments of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) jointly offer a major in which students receive a foundation in the methods and issues of each discipline, combining normative sophistication with empirical grounding and institutional savvy. A PPE major learns to integrate knowledge of economic and political institutions with a broader vision of the goals and purposes of human society. PPE is excellent preparation for careers in law, business and public service and serves as a structured but flexible multidisciplinary program in the liberal arts for students who want a broader approach than is generally possible within a single department. The major in PPE is administered by a faculty committee representing the three disciplines.


1On leave fall 2019 2On leave spring 2020 3On leave 2019-20


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