Welcome to the home page for The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Society, an international organization. The PPE society’s mission is: to encourage the interaction and cross-fertilization of three intellectual disciplines that are, in their history, deeply intertwined and that now, and going forward, have much to offer one another. To join the PPE Society, just go HERE.
- The PPE Society will be hosting a session at the Public Choice Society Annual Meeting in New Orleans (March 2-4, 2017), which will be organized by Cathleen Johnson. As details become available, they will be posted HERE.
- In addition, the PPE Society is holding its first stand-alone conference in New Orleans on March 16-18, 2017. Register HERE.
The PPE Society’s inaugural event was held at the Eastern Division Meetings of the American Philosophical Association, in Washington D.C., January 6-9, 2016. Professor Cristina Bicchieri, the S. J. Patterson Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania, gave a talk on “Norms in the Wild” and Professor Jerry Gaus, the James E. Rogers Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona, commented. The session was on the evening of January 8, 2016, from 7-10 pm.
The PPE Society also hosted a session at the Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting in Washington DC (Nov. 19-21, 2016), organized by Erik Angner, with papers by Christopher W. Morris, University of Maryland; Marcus Arvan, University of Tampa; Hun Chung, University of Arizona; and Jonathan Anomaly, UNC–Chapel Hill and Duke University. The session was chaired by Neera Badhwar, George Mason University.
Then the PPE Society organized two sessions for the 2017 American Philosophical Association Meetings held at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, January 4-7, 2017: a PPE Research Session with a paper by Jason Brennan (Georgetown University) on “The Demographic Objection to Epistocracy” with comments by Derek Boyd (George Mason University) and a PPE Teaching Session with presentations by Jonathan Anomaly (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University), Peter Jaworski (Georgetown University), and David Lefkowitz (University of Richmond).