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Alex Worsnip is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Professor Worsnip's current research interests are in the theory of rationality and epistemology, especially political epistemology.

Professor Worsnip's book, Fitting Things Together: Coherence and the Demands of Structural Rationality, was published in 2021 by Oxford University Press. He has also published in top-rated journals such as SyntheseJournal of Philosophy, and Ethics.

Mark LeBar is a Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University and a 2022-2023 Faculty Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs. Professor LeBar’s primary research interests are in moral philosophy, social and political philosophy, and ancient Greek philosophy.

Alin Fumurescu is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston and a 2022-2023 Faculty Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs. Professor Fumurescu’s research includes the history of ideas, political and self-representation, and American political thought. Fumurescu received the American Political Science Association Leo Strauss Award for the best doctoral dissertation in political philosophy in 2013.

David Shoemaker, organizer of the biennial New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility (NOWAR), is pleased to announce the program for NOWAR 6, below.

The PPE Journal Conference is an annual event organized by the Editors of Politics, Philosophy & Economics: Jonathan Riley (Tulane University), Thomas Christiano (University of Arizona), and Andrew Williams (ICREA, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain). 

At this small conference, the journal's Editors and Associate Editors give presenters substantial feedback on their papers.  Papers are targeted for publication in Politics, Philosophy & Economics (subject to peer review.)

UPDATE:  Please note that Professor Flannigan's will now be held on Zoom, and not in LBC as originally planned. 

Robin Hahnel is Professor Emeritus from the American University. He is best known as co-creator, along with Michael Albert, of a radical alternative to capitalism known as participatory economics. His more recent work is focused on economic justice and democracy, and the global financial and ecological crisis.

Johann Frick is an Associate Professor at Princeton University and the Center for Human Values. His main interests span moral and political philosophy, practical reason, and applied ethics.

Please note change:   The Mupry Insitute originally scheduled this seminar as an in-person event.   It will take on Zoom instead. 

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