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Coming this fall!  The Global Health Fellows

Coming this fall! The Global Health Fellows

The Global Affairs program and the Department of Philosophy are teaming up to offer a unique opportunity for their undergraduate students. The inaugural cohort of the Global Health Fellows will spend its fall semester at the Arlington campus focusing on the realities of today’s global health challenges and the resources offered from a humanities and social sciences perspective.

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Jesse Kirkpatrick Featured in Slate Magazine

Jesse Kirkpatrick Featured in Slate Magazine

On the Slate website, Jesse Kirkpatrick, assistant director of Mason's Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, considers the complex ethical issues surrounding self-driving cars and their crash optimization algorithms.

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Behavioral Economics, Explained

Behavioral Economics, Explained

On the occasion of the second edition of his Course in Behavioral Economics textbook, Erik Angner, faculty member, Department of Philosophy, and director, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program, explains behavioral economics and how the discipline refines standard economic thought.

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