Animating Moderation: Provisional Schedule

A Workshop under the Auspices of the Project in the History of Political Thought, UCHV, Princeton

Please RSVP with Kim Girman at
or (609) 258-5496

Friday, November 19, 2010:

Kerstetter Room, Marx Hall

9:00 a.m. Introduction - Jan-Werner Müller

9:15 a.m. Melissa Lane:
Moderation as the psychic core of virtue in Platonic psychology and politics
Commentator: George Kateb
Chair: Rahul Sagar

10:30 a.m. Aurelian Craiutu:
Faces of Moderation
Commentator: Maurizio Viroli
Chair: Karol Soltan

11:45 a.m. Yiftah Elazar:
On Moderation in Theory
Commentator: Alan Ryan
Chair: Jan-Werner Müller

1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:45 p.m. Nadia Urbinati:
Competing for freedom: some thoughts on the republican critique of democracy
Commentator: Genevieve Rousseliere
Chair: George Kateb

3:00 p.m. Jonathan Allen:
Value Pluralism and Four Types of Moderation
Commentator: Joshua Cherniss
Chair: Aurelian Craiutu

4:15 p.m. Coffee

4:30 p.m. Rahul Sagar:
Moderation Singapore-Style
Commentator: Hanna Lerner
Chair: Yiftah Elazar

5:30 p.m. Karol Soltan:
Vivid moderation
Commentator: Jan-Werner Müller
Chair: Jan-Werner Müller