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PPE Distinguished Public Lecture: Dan Ariely

Professor Dan Ariely will deliver the 2019 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture at Virginia Tech. The lecture is co-organized with the Data and Decisions Destination Area at Virginia Tech. Professor Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics and author of Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty,…

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PPE Speaker Series: Douglas Noonan

Douglas Noonan, a PPE Visiting Research Scholar from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, will give a talk on the topic “Freeing the Freelancers: Innovation, Crowds, and Markets.” The talk is co-organized with the Center for Humanities and will take place on February 6, 2019, from 4-5:30pm in the Squires Student Center (Brush Mountain A)….

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Upcoming Events

Mar
5
Tue
4:30 pm PPE Reading Group (215 Major Wil...
PPE Reading Group (215 Major Wil...
Mar 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The PPE Reading Group will meet every other week during the spring semester on Tuesday 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm to read and discuss Elizabeth Anderson’s (Michigan) “Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives” (free...
Mar
19
Tue
5:30 pm PPE Reading Group (215 Major Wil...
PPE Reading Group (215 Major Wil...
Mar 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The PPE Reading Group will meet every other week during the spring semester on Tuesday 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm to read and discuss Elizabeth Anderson’s (Michigan) “Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives” (free...
Mar
23
Sat
10:00 am PPE Discussion Colloquium @ TBD
PPE Discussion Colloquium @ TBD
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Topic: “Democracy in America”. This is a daylong discussion colloquium for undergraduate students. Speaker: Theodore Christov (George Washington University) Price: Free Sponsor: Administration Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs Contact: Michael Moehler E-Mail:: moehler@vt.edu

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