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PPE Research: Thomas Rowe’s article forthcoming in Philosophy & Public Affairs

Thomas Rowe (PPE Postdoctoral Fellow) and Alex Voorhoeve’s (London School of Economics) article on “Egalitarianism under Severe Uncertainty” has been accepted for publication with Philosophy & Public Affairs. Here is an abstract of the article: Decision-makers face severe uncertainty when they are not in a position to assign precise probabilities to all of the relevant…

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PPE Reading Group: Fall 2018

This semester, the PPE Reading Group will discuss Joseph Carens’ (University of Toronto) book The Ethics of Immigration (books provided). The PPE Reading Group will meet every other week during the spring semester on Tuesday 5-7pm at 215 Major Williams Hall. Enjoy free pizza and soft drinks with our discussion! Participation is open to any interested student…

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Upcoming Events

Sep
25
Tue
5:00 pm PPE Reading Group @ MJW 215
PPE Reading Group @ MJW 215
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The PPE Reading Group will meet every other week during the fall semester on Tuesday 5-7pm to read and discuss Joseph Caren’s (Toronto) “The Ethics of Immigration” (free books provided). We will enjoy free pizza...
Oct
9
Tue
5:00 pm PPE Reading Group @ MJW 215
PPE Reading Group @ MJW 215
Oct 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The PPE Reading Group will meet every other week during the fall semester on Tuesday 5-7pm to read and discuss Joseph Caren’s (Toronto) “The Ethics of Immigration” (free books provided). We will enjoy free pizza...
Oct
17
Wed
4:00 pm Jessica Flanigan @ 155 Goodwin Hall
Jessica Flanigan @ 155 Goodwin Hall
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Jessica Flanigan (University of Richmond) will be discussing “Pharmaceutical Freedom”. 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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