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.

Upcoming Events

Kant's Critique of Judgment (1790): Work-In-Progress Workshop
Sat, Mar 2, 2024Sun, Mar 3, 2024

 A work-in-progress workshop for contributors to the Critical Guide to Kant’s Critique of the Power of Judgment (CUP).  Those interested in attending are asked to notify Jane Peters ([email protected]) and Andrew Chignell (

Laura Wooten Hall, Room 301
"Precarious Predictions in Automated Immigration Decision-Making," Gabbrielle Johnson (Claremont McKenna College)
Mon, Mar 4, 2024, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

As U.S. immigration courts face insurmountable caseloads, there's a rising temptation to rely on automated decision-making. Where individuals lack typical legal protections, mere predictive accuracy increasingly becomes the standard. In this talk, I argue that the allure of so-called "precarious accurate predictions" — those where…

Laura Wooten Hall, Room 301 (Kerstetter Room)
Open to Princeton University ID Holders
"Black Star: Charles Hérard-Dumesle's Haitian Naturalism," Monique Allewaert (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Wed, Mar 20, 2024, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

This event is part of the Ecotheories Colloquium 

Dave Edmonds Interview Talk with Tom Kelly
Fri, Mar 29, 2024, 4:00 pm6:00 pm
  • Department of Philosophy
  • University Center for Human Values
Celebrating Richard Tuck
Fri, Apr 12, 2024, 6:00 pmSun, Apr 14, 2024, 4:30 pm

Join us to celebrate four+ inspiring decades of Richard's teaching, writing, and intellectual camaraderie.

Open to Princeton University ID Holders and Other Academic Affiliates
Alexandre Lefebvre Book Launch: "Liberalism as a Way of Life"
Tue, Apr 30, 2024, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Join the UCHV for a book launch of Alexandre Lefebvre's "Liberalism as a Way of Life" (Princeton University Press, 2024). Princeton University ID holders can register for the event, happening both in person and virtually,…

Laura Wooten Hall, Room 301 (Kerstetter Room)
Open to Princeton University ID Holders
LSR Theme Workshop
Tue, May 7, 2024, 1:30 pm5:00 pm
Peter Singer Farewell Conference
Mon, May 13, 2024, 9:00 amTue, May 14, 2024, 5:00 pm

Monday, May 13, 2024

9:15 – 10 a.m.  Coffee/light breakfast Maeder Hall Courtyard 10 – 11:45 a.m.  Panel 1 – Utilitarianism Maeder Hall, Room 002 12 – 1:30 p.m.     Lunch Maeder Hall Courtyard 1:30…
Free and Open to the Public (registration required)