General Public Lectures

The University Center for Human Values sponsors a number of public lectures throughout the academic year which seek to incite thought and discussion about ethical issues in both private and public life.

2013–14 General Public Lectures return to General Public Lectures

  1. Thursday, May 1, 2014 The Transnationalization of Democracy: A European Experiment Jürgen Habermas, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt McCosh 50, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm General Public Lectures Co-sponsored by: Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society; European Union Program; the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Learn more »
  2. Tuesday, October 29, 2013 The 5,000 LB Life Melissa Lane, Princeton University Scholastic Auditorium, 557 Broadway, NYC, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm General Public Lectures Learn more »
  3. Thursday, October 3, 2013 "The Ban on Organ Sales: Do Misguided Policies Cost Lives?" Janet Radcliffe Richards, Professor of Practical Ethics, Oxford University Commentator(s):  Frances Kissling, Instructor, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania McCosh 50, 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm General Public Lectures Learn more »
  4. Wednesday, September 25, 2013 "Thomas Hobbes on Laughter and Civil Conversation" Quentin Skinner, Barber Beaumont Professor of Humanities, Queen Mary, University of London, and Visiting Professor of Distinguished Teaching, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University 127 East Pyne, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm General Public Lectures