UCHV Seminars and Workshops

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


Is Hope a Virtue? A Workshop

Fri, Feb 7, 2020, 9:00 am to Sat, Feb 8, 2020, 5:00 pm

Workshop for authors contributing to the OUP volume "The Virtue of Hope" (ed Nancy Snow).

Audience: By Invitation Only

Empirical Moral Psychology in the Philosophy Curriculum

Fri, Feb 14, 2020, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

By any measure, contemporary research in moral psychology has been a remarkable success.

Location: Maeder Hall, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, 86 Olden Street, Princeton NJ.
Audience: Free And Open To The Public
Speaker(s):

Princeton Project in Philosophy and Religion: “Religion in the Modern University”

Mon, Mar 23, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Chair:     
Andrew Chignell, Princeton, Religion and UCHV    

Location: McCormick 101
Audience: Open To Princeton students, fellows & faculty

UCHV 30th Anniversary Conference: "Universities and the Prospect for Democratic Values: Charting the Next 30 Years"

Fri, Apr 17, 2020, 9:15 am to 5:15 pm

Location: TBD
Audience: Open To Princeton students, fellows & faculty

Meritocracy and Democracy: Mixed Regimes and the Limits of Political Legitimacy

Sat, Apr 18, 2020, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Organizers:               

Joseph Chan                      Princeton, UCHV / University of Hong Kong

Dongxian...

Location: TBD
Audience: Open To Princeton students, fellows & faculty

Princeton-Central European University Conference

Fri, May 1, 2020, 9:00 am to Sat, May 2, 2020, 5:00 pm
Location: TBD

Just Hierarchy Without Electoral Democracy: The Case of China

Tue, May 5, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Abstract:  All complex and large-scale societies are organized along certain hierarchies, but the concept of hierarchy has become...

Location: 301 Marx Hall
Audience: Open To Princeton students, fellows & faculty
Speaker(s):

UnCivil Protest: A Workshop

Fri, May 15, 2020, 10:00 am to Sat, May 16, 2020, 5:00 pm

The right to dissent is commonly thought to be one of the fundamental
political rights of democratic citizens. But mainstream liberal...

Location: TBD
Audience: Open To Princeton students, fellows & faculty
Speaker(s):

Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer and journalist

Wed, Nov 11, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Location: Friend Center, Lecture Hall 101
Audience: Free And Open To The Public

Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author

Thu, Nov 12, 2020, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Location: Friend Center, Lecture Hall 101
Audience: Free And Open To The Public