Philosophy Politics & Economics Network

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What we call political economy was the turf of philosophers such as Adam Smith during the Scottish Enlightenment.  Since then, because of increasing specialization, poitical economy came to be regarded as interdisciplinary, and largely fell through the cracks. Students are looking for work that transcends the comfort zones of traditional departments.

We at PPEnetwork.org applaud this development and expect newly emerging PPE programs to help us reconnect to big questions about the human condition that once animated the study of political economy by philosophers and social scientists.

Mission

The PPEnetwork.org is a meeting place. We make it easier for scholars to keep in touch with the world and for the world to keep in touch with them. Scholars can enrich themselves by tracking the world's breaking research and enrich the world by uploading their own. We also help scholars track evolving ideas about the frontiers of teaching excellence.