The interdisciplinary Politics, Philosophy, & Economics major draws courses from several departments across the College of Arts & Sciences. Courses from Economics, Government, Philosophy, and Statistics may be used to fulfill the major requirements. Visit the Academics page for eligible courses in those areas.
PHIL-119, PHIL-120, PHIL-123, or PHIL-127 and 2 of the following courses: GVT-110, GVT-201, GVT-225, EC-101, EC-102, PHIL-212, PHIL-250, STATS-240, STATS-250. PPE students only. Senior status required.
This interdisciplinary class brings together the fields of politics, philosophy, and economics at a high academic level. You will be confronted with hard questions about the sources, ends, and limits of government; the usefulness and troubles of free markets; the proper distribution of economic advantages in society; and what works best for building a just and efficient system of economic institutions.