PPEist learns something

Note: the article that follows is a work of satire, and therefore should not be taken as factual   Harriet Villiers, a third year PPEist at Balliol, actually learnt a new fact in the course of her degree at Oxford. The 22 year old, studying a notorious doss degree for people clever enough to sound […]

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Dreams of Somerville PPEist oligarchy quashed

Somerville students this week attempted to create a JCR “upper house” of PPEists. The proposal anticipated that all motions put forward at JCR meetings would have to be passed by the PPEists present. Proposer Eve McQuillan argued that Somerville has a “fantastic resource – 30ish students of Philosophy, Politics and Economics”. She stated that “everyone […]

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It’s got ’em Rawlsin’ in the aisles: A Theory of Justice: The Musical

“As will be evident,” reads Ronnie Collinson’s (MPhil, Cambridge) interpretive essay on the back of the program, “The writers have not adopted a historical approach.”   This is more than a bit of an understatement for a play featuring a rap battle between Locke (Alexander Stutt) and Hobbes (Andy Laithwaite), a barber shop quartet of Utilitarians […]

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