Upcoming Events

"All the President's Men" | Alan J. Pakula

Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: McCormick 106

Kristin Voight (McGill University): "Framing Health Problems: Epistemic Injustice, Medicalisation and Public Health"

Wed, Sep 26, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

ABSTRACT: Theories of epistemic injustice are concerned with injustices in the generation and communication of knowledge, for example when a speaker’s credibility is unjustly deflated or when we lack the concepts with which marginalised groups can describe problematic aspects of their social experience.

Location: Lewis Library 120

Carl Hart (Columbia University): "Why Everything You Thought You Knew About the Opioid Crisis is Wrong"

Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Carl Hart is the Chair of the Department of Psychology at Columbia University. He is also the Ziff Professor of Psychology in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry. Professor Hart has published nearly 100 scientific articles in the area of neuropsychopharmacology and is co-author of the textbook Drugs, Society and Human...

Location: McCormick Hall 101

"Inherit the Wind" | Stanley Kramer

Mon, Oct 1, 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: McCormick 106

"The Birth of a Nation," Part 1 | D.W. Griffith

Mon, Oct 8, 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: McCormick 106

Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars: Sharon Bassan (Princeton University)

Wed, Oct 10, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Lewis Library 120

Joint Political Theory Workshop with Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Fri, Oct 12, 2018, 9:00 am to Sat, Oct 13, 2018, 5:00 pm

Presenters:

(from Princeton):

Annie Stilz Anuja Bose Steve Macedo Johan Trovik Shuk Ying Chan

(from Pompeu Fabra):

Location: 301 Marx Hall

"The Birth of a Nation," Part 2 | D.W. Griffith

Mon, Oct 15, 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: McCormick 106

"AI Ethics: New Frontiers or Bioethics Revisited"

Thu, Oct 18, 2018, 12:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Theme: Seeking parallels between established fields of applied ethics, political theory and the emerging field of AI Ethics.

Central questions:

Location: 301 Marx Hall

Josh Cohen (Apple, University of California-Berkeley): "Democracy and the Digital Public Sphere"

Thu, Oct 18, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

ABSTRACT: A healthy mass democracy requires an informal public sphere that provides citizens with ample opportunities for expression, an arena for communicative action, easy access to diverse views and perspectives, and high quality, low cost information on issues of common concern.

Location: 301 Marx Hall

"AI Ethics: New Frontiers or Bioethics Revisited"

Fri, Oct 19, 2018, 9:00 am to 1:15 pm

Theme: Seeking parallels between established fields of applied ethics, political theory and the emerging field of AI Ethics.

Central questions:

Location: 301 Marx Hall

Prison and the Academy Film Screening: "Circles" - Documentary on Restorative Justice

"Z" | Costa-Gavras

Mon, Oct 22, 2018, 7:30 pm

Political Philosophy Colloquium: Richard Tuck (Harvard University)

Thu, Oct 25, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Corwin 127

Program in Ethics and Public Affairs: Rahel Jaeggi (Humboldt University of Berlin)

Thu, Nov 8, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Rahel Jaeggi has been a Professor for Practical Philosophy with Emphasis on Social Philosophy and Political Philosophy at the Humboldt University of Berlin since 2009.

Location: 301 Marx Hall

Jessica Flanigan (University of Richmond): "The Ethics of Prenatal Injury"

Wed, Nov 14, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Jessica Flanigan, Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics Economics and Law, University of Richmond

Respondent: Elizabeth Harman

Location: TBD

Political Philosophy Colloquium: Jonathan Quong (University of Southern California)

Thu, Nov 15, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

I am an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Law at the University of Southern California. I was previously a lecturer and then senior lecturer at the University of Manchester (2003-13), and I received a D.Phil from Nuffield College, Oxford (2004). I've also held visiting positions at the Australian National University, Princeton University,...

Location: Corwin 127

Panel Conversation on International Panel on Social Progress with Marc Fleurbaey

Mon, Nov 26, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Launch event for the IPSP report, which published it's report and a trade book this summer.

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=...

Location: TBD

Michael McConnell (Stanford Law School): "The President Who Would Not Be King: Executive Power and the Constitution"

Wed, Nov 28, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

ABSTRACT: Professor McConnell’s lectures will address executive power and its limits under the U.S. Constitution.  His lectures will argue that the actual process of formulating the executive power at the Constitutional Convention has mostly been overlooked, perhaps because the real work was done by three committees operating...

Location: Friend Center Lecture Hall, Room 101

Michael McConnell (Stanford Law School): "The President Who Would Not Be King: Executive Power and the Constitution"

Thu, Nov 29, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

ABSTRACT: Professor McConnell’s lectures will address executive power and its limits under the U.S. Constitution.  His lectures will argue that the actual process of formulating the executive power at the Constitutional Convention has mostly been overlooked, perhaps because the real work was done by three committees operating...

Location: Friend Center Lecture Hall, Room 101

Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars: Eric Mathison (University of Toronto)

Wed, Dec 5, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Respondent: Shirley Tilghman, President of the University, Emeritus; Professor of Molecular Biology and Public Affairs

Location: Lewis Library 120

Political Philosophy Colloquium: Laura Valentini (London School of Economics)

Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Laura Valentini holds a first degree (“laurea”) in Political Science from Pavia University (Italy), and an MA and a PhD in Political Philosophy from University College London. She was a Junior Research Fellow at The Queen’s College (Oxford University), and a postdoc at the Center for Human Values (Princeton University).

Location: Corwin 127

Political Philosophy Colloquium: Rainer Forst (Goethe Universität)

Thu, Mar 7, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Rainer Forst studied philosophy, political science and American studies in Frankfurt/Main, New York and at Harvard University. After his involvement in the Leibniz research group on legal theory with J. Habermas in Frankfurt, Forst received his PhD with a study on theories of political and social justice: “Kontexte der Gerechtigkeit.

Location: Corwin 127

James A. Moffett '29 Lectures in Ethics: Cécile Laborde (Nuffield College, Oxford)

Thu, Apr 4, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Cécile Laborde holds the Nuffield Chair of Political Theory and is a Fellow of the British Academy.

Location: Computer Science, Lecture Hall 104

Program in Ethics and Public Affairs: Claudio López-Guerra (Center for Research and Teaching in Economics)

Thu, Apr 18, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Claudio López-Guerra is a political theorist at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE). He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University in New York in 2008 (advisors: Brian Barry, Jon Elster, David Johnston, and Thomas Pogge). His work focuses on the ethical analysis of practical problems in public life.

Location: 301 Marx Hall

Conversation with Maestro Gustavo Dudamel and Fintan O'Toole

Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 8:00 pm

Gustavo Dudamel, Princeton University Concerts' 2018-19 Artist in Residence

Location: TBD

"Structural Transformations of the Public Sphere: Historical and Normative Perspectives"

Fri, Apr 26, 2019 (All day) to Sat, Apr 27, 2019 (All day)
Location: TBD

Program in Ethics and Public Affairs: Brandon Terry (Harvard University)

Thu, May 2, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Brandon M. Terry is Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and Social Studies at Harvard University. He earned a PhD with university distinction in Political Science and African American Studies from Yale University, where he was also a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow and a recipient of the Sterling Prize, in 2012.

Location: 301 Marx Hall

"New Work on Population Ethics and the Ethics of Procreation"

Sat, May 11, 2019 (All day) to Sun, May 12, 2019 (All day)
Location: 301 Marx Hall