Jonathan Anomaly
Lecturer
Philosophy
University of Arizona

I work mostly on issues at the intersection of ethics, economics, and biology. These include what we should do about antibiotic resistance, and how we should respond to the emerging market for genetic engineering. More generally, I’m interested in the relative role of social norms and legal institutions in solving different kinds of collective action problems. I recently co-edited the first anthology in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (Oxford University Press, 2015).

I am a core faculty member in the PPE Program at the University of Arizona. Before coming to Arizona, I helped build the PPE program at Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill.

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What are Public Goods?

In this video, Professor Jonathan Anomaly (Duke and UNC – Chapel Hill) discusses public goods, which are goods that are jointly consumed, so that they are available to everyone if they are available to anyone. Public goods often lead to unexploited gains from trade, and are frequently invoked t

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Collective Action Problems
PHILOSOPHY - Rational Choice Theory: Collective Action Problems [HD]
Tragedy of the Commons
PHILOSOPHY - Rational Choice: Tragedy of the Commons [HD]
A Toolkit for Building a Better Mind.