PPE 400 - Seminar in Political Economy
Fall 2019, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Enforced Prerequisites:
PPE 300 with at least a C-.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Completion of distribution requirements for PPE concentration.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

In this class, we consider the ethics and efficacy of international aid. Our primary focus is on the moral question of whether we have a duty to aid the global poor. However, if, as many philosophers have recently argued, moral ideals ought to be “feasible”, then answering the moral questions about our duty toward the global poor depends crucially on whether aiding the global poor is something that we can actually do. In an attempt to determine whether this is the case, we also consider the economic, political, and psychological factors that influence the efficacy of international aid.

Intended Audience:

Senior PPE majors

Class Format:

seminar style

Schedule

PPE 400 - Seminar in Political Economy
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
25090
Open
5
5PPE SENIORS
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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