Thursday, September 22, 2016
Stephen Gardiner, Professor of Philosophy at University of Washington-Seattle to deliver DeCamp Seminar on Wednesday September 28, 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Will MacAskill, University of Oxford, will present this DeCamp lecture on Wednesday September 21, 4:30 p.m. in Friend Center Room 101.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Rob Reich, Faculty Director, McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University will lecture on "The Moral Quandaries of Public Service" on Tuesday September 20, 4:30 p.m. in McCormick Hall 101. Dean of the Faculty Deborah Prentice will chair the event.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Last month, the paper that certificate student Kevin Wong '17 wrote for his VPL seminar "Bioethics: Clinical and Population Level," with Professor J. Frick, received attention as a highly commended paper. This paper was recently selected as a regional winner, from the US and Canada, in the categories of  law and philosophy.
Friday, September 9, 2016
Please join Professor Müller for a book talk on November 17th from 12:00-1:20 pm in Aaron Burr Hall, hosted by the Center. Read reviews of What is Populism? (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016)
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Johann Frick, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, received the prize for his article, "Contractualism and Social Risk." A symposium will be held in his honor at the 2017 American Philosophical Association (APA) Pacific Division meeting in Seattle, WA.
Friday, September 2, 2016
Jan-Werner Mueller, Professor of Politics, writes in The Guardian about Populists as different elites who try to grab power with the help of a collective fantasy of political purity.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The Spitz Prize is awarded to the scholar who wrote the best book in liberal or democratic theory. The prize Committee chose Melissa Schwartzberg for her book: Counting the Many: The Origins and Limits of Supermajority Rule. Please click here for more information.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
This past June, six Ph.D. students from Princeton took part in an intense three-day seminar on “The State of Exception: Normative, Legal, and Historical Perspectives” held in Berlin under the auspices of the Princeton-Humboldt University strategic partnership.
Friday, July 1, 2016
Melissa Lane is the Class of 1943 Professor of Politics at Princeton University.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, discusses  the history of the idea of sovereignty, the authority of a state to govern itself and the relationship between the sovereign and the people on BBC Radio Program "In Our Time."
Monday, June 27, 2016
Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, provides insights to the question, "What can democracies do to guard against demagoguery?"
Monday, June 20, 2016
Following the success of the inaugural workshop in 2014, the second workshop took place at Princeton August 16-19. It brought together 12 faculty mentors and 35 graduate student women in philosophy, drawn from a range of schools, PhD program stages, and areas of interest.
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Los Angeles Times Op–Ed: “Harambe the gorilla dies‚ meat–eaters grieve”
Friday, May 13, 2016
The May 13‚ 2016 conference is sponsored by the Goethe Institute and the Union des Tunisiens Indépendants pour la Liberté and aims to enhance the development of civil society and civic education in the region. 
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Research for Lechterman’s paper was partially funded by the Political Philosophy Research and Travel Grant. Lechterman’s paper‚ “Donations and Democracy‚” was selected for the McWilliams Best Graduate Student Paper in Political Theory award.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
In 2016-17, the University Center welcomes its 26th cohort of Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellows.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
“Capitalism, Utopia‚ and Social Justice‚” taught by Marc Fleurbaey – jointly appointed with UCHV and WWS – introduces students to a variety of readings, mainly in philosophy and economics, to develop opinions and questions about the basic structure
Monday, April 25, 2016
Ben Goodman and Simon Gulergun's Untitled received Honorable Mention.   Congratulations to all of the winners! For more information about the Short Movie Prize and the list of previous winners click here.  
Friday, March 25, 2016
Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full–time postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge. For more information, click here.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Read Professor Müller's argument here.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
The Program in Ethics and Public Affairs welcomed Professor Tommie Shelby (Harvard) to discuss a chapter from his forthcoming book, . By Amy Hondo, Ph.D. candidate Program in Political Philosophy
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Politics graduate student Benjamin Hofmann recounts this and other questions NYU Professor Samuel Scheffler addressed in the James A. Moffett ’29 Lectures in Ethics.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Klēsis’ special issue on Peter Singer has contributions from individuals such as Charles Camosy and Lori Gruen to Peter Singer himself.
Friday, February 5, 2016
The lecture titled‚“No Slippery Slopes: Same–Sex Couples‚ Monogamy‚ and the Future of Marriage” was held on February 11.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Susan Brison, the Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values and Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College will teach an undergraduate legal philosophy seminar.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Cheng will pursue a one–year Master’s program in Tsinghua University in Beijing next year.   Full story here.
Friday, December 18, 2015
UCHV Graduate Prize Fellow‚ Madison Kilbride‚ recounts the event.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
For undergraduates ‘on the fence’ about law school‚ VPL student‚ Ya Sheng Lin ′17‚ says learning from those who’ve followed that course‚ is helpful. Reflections on VPL Law School Panel By Ya Sheng Lin‚ Class of 2017‚ Values and Public Life and Italian Language and Culture
Monday, November 23, 2015
The post specifically discusses Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu’s Where Now Are the Dreams of Youth?‚ which played at the Princeton Garden and was accompanied by live music.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
" 'Making People Happy, Not Making Happy People’: A Defense of the Asymmetry Intuition in Population Ethics' ” (November 2014) earned him the Emily and Charles Carrier Prize which recognizes a dissertation on a subject in social, political, or
Friday, October 23, 2015
“Straight talk from UPenn’s president on education, democracy, next year’s election—and yes, where to find the best ice-cream in Philadelphia”
Monday, October 19, 2015
In memory of Jos de Beus, a passionate public debater and a beloved professor of Political Theory at the Unviersity of Amsterdam, the Amserdam Centre established the annual Jos de Beus Lecture Series.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Full story here: “Hungary: ‘Sorry About Our Prime Minister’”
Monday, October 12, 2015
  Angus Deaton, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Economics, and UCHV Faculty Associate awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics.   
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
 The John Locke Lectures are among the world's most distinguished lecture series in philosophy.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
UCHV 25th Anniversary Edition Annual Review.
Monday, September 21, 2015
  The grants are supported by the Program in Political Philosophy and can be accessed in SAFE.
Friday, September 18, 2015
In “Orbán′s police state‚” Scheppele discusses the possibility of the Hungarian government to declare a “state of migration emergency” and the scary implications this would have on both migrants and Hungarian citizens.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Having graduated this past May, Taub’s thesis project from Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism served as the basis for the article, which he helped fund using money he earned from being a contestant on ‘
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Peter Singer discusses the logic of "Effective Altruism" on a Boston Review Forum. 
Monday, June 1, 2015
Philosophy’s Elena Di Rosa, Politics’ Cameron Langford and Anthropology’s Annaliese Ionson won this year’s award. DiRosa and Langford were members of UCHV’s Program in Values and Public Life (VPL).
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
He spoke on a panel entitled, "Democratic Deliberation in Bioethics," where he discussed how prior U.S. national bioethics commissions have engaged in deliberative methods as part of their work and the influence of those methods on their findings and recommendations.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
This book originated from the 2012 Tanner Lectures on Human Values hosted by UCHV. 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Mueller has for a number of years proposed a new institution somewhat analogous to the Council of Europe′s Venice Commission, to monitor and protect democracy and the rule of law in the EU.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Forty students nationally were awarded the Gates Scholarship‚ which allows students to pursue postdoctoral studies at the University of Cambridge.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Professor Müller, comments in Time′s online article on the similarities of Greece to Hungary in regards to balancing the need for EU bailout versus its lack of support for strict Russian sanctions.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Q&A: How to tackle Ebola's tough ethical questions
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Professor Pettit's, 'On the People's Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy,' CUP 2012, was acknowledged as the best book in liberal
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Philip Pettit's new book, On the People's Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy, has been published by Cambridge University Press. Based on his 2010 Seeley Lectures at the University of Cambridge, the book presents a normative theory of democracy in which basic liberties are protected.
Friday, June 13, 2014
The featured story acknowledges Lane as an internationally recognized scholar of ancient political theory, who brings both diverse interests and energy to Princeton and beyond. For the complete story, click here:  
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
UCHV 2014-15 Graduate Prize Fellow, Friederike Funk, UCHV research scholar, Victoria McGeer, and Mario Gollwitzer, professor at Philipps-University Margurg, published an article on punishment that may hold implications for legal pol
Thursday, May 1, 2014
The lecture is presented by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society and cosponsored by the European Union Program; the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; and the University Center for Human Values.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the award of the Laurance S. Rockefeller 2014-15 Graduate Prize Fellowships to ten advanced graduate students who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Kim Lane Scheppele is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and Intl. Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and UCHV, as well as the Director of the Program in Law and Public Affairs.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Published by the Princeton University Press, "Meaning in Life and Why It Matters" is the culmination of the Tanner Lectures on Human Values delivered by Susan Wolf in 2007.  
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Mark Ho, '11, is a graduate student in Brown University's cognitive, linguistic & psychological sciences department.
Friday, March 7, 2014
The “Architecture, Urban Space, and Democracy,” colloquium was held under the auspices of the Project in the History of Political Thought.  The piece, available here, praised the interdisciplinary nature of the gathering, with manifold conversations among arc
Friday, February 28, 2014
In Just Freedom, Pettit proposes the "republican" ideal of freedom, which ensures the individual rights of citizens.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
  There will be an informational meeting on Thursday, March 6, 2014 in 301 Marx Hall, from 12:15-12:45 pm. Online Applications are due Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Between April and August of last year, Ben chronicled civilians and circumstances on both sides of the Turkish-Syrian border through his lens.  His photos are featured at the Campus Club through February 28.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Female PhD and DPhil students and prospective students in philosophy are invited to submit papers (on any topic in philosophy) to participate in a workshop at Princeton University, August 21-24, 2014. The submission deadline is March 1, 2014.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
The American Philosophical Association named Dr. Cheshire Calhoun the association's next board chair. Calhoun is a UCHV visiting research scholar and visiting professor in the department of philosophy in spring 2014.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Harold T. Shapiro Postdoctoral Research Associate in Bioethics, Jason Schwartz, and Lecturer in 'Ethics and Public Health,' comments on meningitis and Princeton's vaccination program in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Monday, December 2, 2013
Peter Singer, the Ira W.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Jan-Werner Mueller will give the IWM Lectures in Human Sciences at the Institute for Human Sciences (Institut fuer die Wissenschaften vom Menschen) in Vienna.  The IWM launched this series of public lectures in 2000 on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Hans  Georg Gadamer, supporter of the Institute  si
Monday, October 28, 2013
Jan-Werner Mueller is to deliver the first Eugen Kogon lecture at the Technical University of Darmstadt on October 28th.  Kogon was part of the resistance in Nazi Germany and imprisoned in Buchenwald concentration camp for six years.  After the war, he became one of the intellectual fathers of the F
Monday, July 22, 2013
Philip Pettit has been elected to the British Academy as a Corresponding Fellow, their highest honor conferred “in recognition of scholarly distinction.” Pettit is the Laurance S.
Monday, July 1, 2013
The University Center for Human Values and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs invite applications for postdoctoral positions in Values and Public Policy.
Monday, July 1, 2013
The University Center for Human Values is now accepting applications for Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellowships for the academic year 2014-15. Fellows devote an academic year in residence at Princeton to do research and writing about topics involving human values in public and private life.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce that the winners of the UCHV Short Movie Prize for 2013 are Michael Glassman '15 and Tom Markham '15. Their film, "Justice," was selected by a panel of judges from a competitive pool of submissions on that theme.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the award of the University Center’s 2011-12 Graduate Prize Fellowships to ten advanced graduate students who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the Center’s Visiting Faculty and Fellows for 2013-14. Our visiting colleagues will devote a year’s residence in Princeton to research, writing, and teaching about ethics and human values.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Christopher Eisgruber '83, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Public Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values, was elected...  
Friday, April 19, 2013
Marc Fleurbaey, the Robert E. Kuenne Professor in Economics and Humanistic Studies and Professor of Public Affairs and the University Center for Human Values, has just published "Beyond GDP: Measuring Welfare and Sustainability," co-authored with Didier Blanchet. 
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Princeton University Office of Communications has just published a featured story profiling Jason Schwartz's undergraduate seminar on Ethics and Public Health.  Schwartz, a graduate of Princeton's Class of 2003, is currently the Harold T.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Mark Alfano, a Values and Public Policy Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Human Values, along with co-PIs Daniel Lapsley and Paul Stey (Notre Dame) and collaborators Brian Robinson (Grand Valley State University) and Markus Christen (Zurich), has just been awarded a grant of $251,745 to conduct a two-year empir
Monday, February 25, 2013
Jan-Werner Mueller, a professor in the Politics Department and Center for Human Values, has just published a short book on the controversial question of whether the European Union is legitimated to intervene in its own member states to protect liberal democracy.  Mueller's volume offers a case study of Hungary, where a right-wing populist govern
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Jake Nebel, a senior philosophy major and participant in the program in Values in Public Life, has been named co-winner of Princeton's 2012 Moses Taylor Hyne Prize, the highest general distinction conferred by the University on an undergraduate.  Nebel has also been named a 2013 Marshall Scholar and will pursue a master's degree in philosophy at
Monday, February 18, 2013
The University Center for Human Values is now accepting applications for the undergraduate certificate program in Values and Public Life from sophomores in all disciplines.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Mark Alfano, a Values and Public Policy Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Human Values, has just published his book Character as Moral Fiction with Cambridge University Press.  Although recent psychological investigations have suggested that most people do not have robust character trains such as courage, honesty, and op
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The University Center for Human Values is now accepting applications for graduate prize fellowships beginning in September 2013.  The Graduate Prize Fellowship program is intended for post-generals Princeton graduate students with distinguished academic records who are working on dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The University Center for Human Values invites nominations and applications for the Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professorship of Distinguished Teaching.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Jake Nebel, a senior in the Values and Public Life program, is among the 34 American college students who have been named 2013 Marshall Scholars. The Marshall Scholarship covers the cost of graduate study and living at a British university for two to three years.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Kimberly Ferzan, a Laurance S.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Adam Kirsch reviewed Professor Alan Ryan's newest book, On Politics, in the October 29th issue of The New Yorker. Kirsch described the two-volume history of political philosophy as "magisterial" and "a powerful brief against the unexamined life." On Politics is being published by Penguin Books in December, 2012.
Monday, October 29, 2012
On October 29, Professor Philip Pettit will deliver the Muenster Lectures in Philosophy at the University of Muenster.  The title of Pettit's lecture will be "Freedom and Other Robustly Demanding Goods."  The Muenster Lectures in Philosophy were started in 1997 and take place annually.  Past Muenster lecturers include Richard Rorty, Robert Brand
Monday, October 29, 2012
Due to the impact of Hurrican Sandy on the Northeast region...
Thursday, October 11, 2012
On October 11 Melissa Lane will deliver the Navin Narayan Memorial Lecture in Social Studies at Harvard University. Lane's lecture is entitled "Eco-Republic: Plato and Sustainable Citizenship."
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Alan Patten, Professor of Politics at Princeton University, will serve as director of the University Center for Human Values during the 2012-2013 academic year.  Professor Patten’s research and teaching interests include the history of political thought and contemporary political philosophy.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Professor Alan Ryan has been appointed acting director of the Values and Public Life undergraduate certificate program at the University Center for Human Values for the 2012-2013 academic year.  Professor Ryan is lecturer with the rank of professor in politics and will be directing the undergraduate certificate program during Meliss
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Erin Graham recently joined the Center staff as program coordinator.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
On October 22nd Jan-Werner Mueller will deliver the second lecture in a special series on the topic of Freedom organized by the Norwegian Research Council in the run-up to the bicentennial of the Norwegian constitution in 2014.  The Norwegian constitution is the oldest single-document national constitution in Europe and the second old
Friday, May 18, 2012
  The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the award of the University Center’s 2012-13 Graduate Prize Fellowships to ten advanced graduate students who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the Center’s Visiting Faculty and Fellows for 2012-13. Our visiting colleagues will devote a year’s residence in Princeton to research, writing, and teaching about ethics and human values.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Oxford University Press recently announced the publication of Group Agency: The Possibility, Design, and Status of Corporate Agents, written by Christian List and Philip Pettit.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Princeton University Press recently published Peter Brooks' book Enigmas of Identity, which addresses the social, legal, and personal anxieties provoked by the rise of...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Peter Singer's Animal Liberation (1975) has been included in TIME Magazine's recent list of 100 Best Nonfiction Books published since 1923.  
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Kim Lane Scheppele is one of five Americans recently elected as an associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, a group of...  
Friday, July 1, 2011
Sarah McGrath, assistant professor of philosophy, has been named Laurance S. Rockefeller University Preceptor for the three-year period beginning in July 2011. The appointment...  
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
UCHV’s Social Issue Filmmaking class is currently the feature story on the Princeton University homepage.
Monday, May 16, 2011
Jan-Werner Mueller, a member of the UCHV executive committee, will debate the concept of constitutional patriotism with the president of the German parliament in Berlin on July 4, 2011.  Mueller is the author of a book on constitutional patriotism, a term which denotes the attachment of citizens to political v
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the award of the University Center's 2011-12 Graduate Prize Fellowships to ten advanced graduate students who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.    
Friday, March 25, 2011
The UCHV has been awarded a grant from the University's 250th Anniversary Fund for Innovation in Undergraduate Education to support development of the Values and Public Life undergraduate certificate program.  
Monday, March 14, 2011
 
Thursday, March 3, 2011
  The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the Center’s Visiting Faculty and Fellows for 2011-12. Our visiting colleagues will devote a year’s residence in Princeton to research, writing, and teaching about ethics and human values.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The University Center for Human Values is now accepting applications for the undergraduate certificate program in Values and Public Life from sophomores in all disciplines.  
Monday, February 28, 2011
Nan Keohane’s book Thinking about Leadership was published in December by Princeton University Press.  The book brings together Keohane’s training and professional vocation as a political theorist with insights from her experience as a college and university president from 1981-2004.  The book is designed to be a work of theoretic
Monday, February 28, 2011
Jonathan Quong, currently an LSR Visiting Fellow at UCHV, recently published his first book, Liberalism without Perfection, with Oxford University Press. The book provides a sustained critique of liberal perfectionism, and offers a new account and defense of political liberalism.
Monday, February 28, 2011
The University Press of Kentucky recently published A Political Companion to Walt Whitman, edited by John Seery, UCHV’s LSR Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching.
Friday, February 4, 2011
The University Center for Human Values is now accepting applications for graduate prize fellowships beginning in September 2011.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Philip Pettit and José Luis Martí's book Republicanism was the subject of a recent article in Times Higher Education. Philip Pettit and José Luis Martí's book Republicanism was the subject of a recent article in Times Higher Education. To read the entire article, visit:
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Kwame Anthony Appiah was recently named in Foreign Policy magazine’s list of top 100 Global Thinkers of 2010 for framing an ethics code relevant to today’s globalized world.
Friday, December 3, 2010
José Luis Martí and Philip Pettit's recent book “A Political Philosophy in Public Life: Civic Republicanism in Zapatero’s Spain” has been recognized as one of the five best economics and politics books of the year in the “New Statesman” November 29th edition.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the release of The Limits of Constitutional Democracy, a volume of essays co-edited by Stephen Macedo, Laurance S.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
UCHV is pleased to announce the students of the inaugural Values and Public Life undergraduate certificate program class in 2010-11. Selected from a pool of 30 applicants, 15 juniors and 9 seniors were chosen for the program this year.
Monday, September 13, 2010
The University Center for Human Values is now accepting applications for the undergraduate certificate program in Values and Public Life from rising juniors and seniors in all disciplines.
Thursday, July 1, 2010
Elizabeth Harman has been appointed Associate Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values. A Princeton faculty member since 2006, Harman focuses her work on ethics.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Joseph Mazor, a 2009-2010 UCHV Postdoctoral Research Associate in Democracy and Human Values, was named the winner of the American Political Science Association's Leo Strauss Prize for his dissertation, "A Liberal Theory of Natural Resource Property Rights."
Monday, May 17, 2010
Philip Pettit, the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values and director of the Program in Political Philosophy, was awarded a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowships this spring.
Monday, May 3, 2010
  The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the award of the University Center’s Graduate Prize Fellowships to ten advanced graduate students who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.
Saturday, May 1, 2010
Kwame Anthony Appiah, the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton, recently received Princeton's Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.
Friday, April 30, 2010
In celebration of the University Center for Human Values' 20th Anniversary, Center founder and UPenn President Dr. Amy Gutmann delivered a James A. Moffett Lecture in Ethics at Princeton University on Thursday, April 29th.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
  The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the Center’s Visiting Faculty and Fellows for 2010-11. Our visiting colleagues will devote a year’s residence in Princeton to research, writing, and teaching about ethics and human values.
Monday, April 19, 2010
Dr. Amy Gutmann's upcoming James A. Moffett Lecture in Ethics is featured in the Princeton University Bulletin. To read more, visit:
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Laura Valentini, UCHV Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Democracy and Human Values, was recently awarded the UK Political Studies Association's Sir Ernest Barker Prize for Best Dissertation in Political Theory for her thesis, "Global Justice: Cosmopolitanism, Social Liberalism, and the Coercion View."
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Professor Melissa Lane joined the Politics Department in August 2009, as well as the Center’s Executive Committee.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Professor Charles Beitz, the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics, has been named director of the University Center for Human Values, effective July 1, 2009.  
Friday, May 1, 2009
  Graduate Prize Fellowships, made possible by a gift from Laurance S. Rockefeller '32, are awarded to excellent doctoral students at Princeton who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.  
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
The University Center for Human Values at Princeton University is pleased to announce its visiting faculty, visiting faculty fellows, and visiting post-doctoral research associates for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Sunday, April 5, 2009
Rabb selected as one of 21 recipients for 2009 Intisar Raab, a graduate student in Princeton's Department of Near Eastern Studies, has been selected as one of 21 recipients of a 2009 Carnegie Scholarship.
Saturday, March 28, 2009
Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at the University Center for Human Values, is author of The Life You Can Save.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
  Prof. Anthony Appiah, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, will deliver the 
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Kwame Anthony Appiah has been awarded Brandeis University's first Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize. The $25,000 prize, the legacy of Professor Joseph B. Gittler, is the first and one of the largest academic prizes awarded to a U.S.