Prisoner's Dilemma and Distributive Justice


Economic, political, and philosophical perspectives on distribution justice and the problems in each discipline raised by variations on the prisoner's dilemma. Classic texts include Hobbes and Hume, Smith and Mill, Rawls and Nozick. Gateway course to the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics certificate program. Recommended prerequisite: Economics 101 and a course in ethics or political philosophy.
Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ECON 361
  • PHIL 246
  • RIGHTS 331
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring