Upcoming Events

A Conference in Honor of Jeffrey Stout: Scholar, Teacher, Citizen

Fri, Sep 7, 2018, 7:00 pm to Sat, Sep 8, 2018, 5:45 pm

The University Center for Human Values, the Department of Religion, and the Council of the Humanities are sponsoring a conference in honor of Jeffrey Stout, professor of religion, emeritus; and founding member of the UCHV's Executive Committee. 

Location: 100 Robertson Hall; N101 Betts Auditorium

Lea Ypi (London School of Economics): "On Dominated Dominators"

Thu, Sep 13, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Lea Ypi is Professor in Political Theory in the Government Department, London School of Economics, and Adjunct Associate Professor in Philosophy at the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University.

Location: 301 Marx Hall

Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars: Kristin Voight (McGill University)

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

Kristin Voigt is an Assistant Professor, jointly appointed in the Institute for Health and Social Policy and the Department of Philosophy. She received her DPhil in political philosophy from the University of Oxford and has held post-doctoral positions at McGill, Harvard, Lancaster University and the European College of Liberal Arts.

Location: TBD

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

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

Wed, Oct 10, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: TBD

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:

- Andrew Williams

- Jose J. Moreso

- Serena Olsaretti

- Jose L. Marti

- Felipe Rey and Indira Latorre 

"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

Program in Ethics and Public Affairs (w/CITP): Josh Cohen (Apple, University of California-Berkeley)

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

(Ph.D., Harvard University). A specialist in political philosophy, he has written extensively on issues of democratic theory, freedom of expression, religious freedom, political equality, and global justice.

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

Fri, Oct 19, 2018, 4:30 pm

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/245948008

Location: TBD

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

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=international+panel+on+social+progress

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: TBD

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

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

Princeton Workshop 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