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.
The European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA) is an independent transnational and interdisciplinary network of experts in Sciences, Arts and Religions. EASA was founded in 1990 and currently has 31 Noble Prize winners as members.
7th Berlin Kant Course
Andrew Chignell (Princeton)
Knowledge, Belief, Hope and Despair
Professor Harman delivered her timely lecture as part of the "Ethics in the Public Sphere" distinguished lecture series at the University of California-San Diego on May 24, 2018.
Click here to read UC-San Deigo's story on the event.
Melissa Lane delivered a series of lectures throughout Europe, including:
Read Professor Mueller's piece, "Italy: The Bright Side of Populism?," here.
Princeton's University Center for Human Values (UCHV) and the Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) release the first case studies of their joint research project: “The Princeton Dialogues on AI and Ethics.”
Colleen Murphy, former Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow and Professor of Law, Philosophy & Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, won the North American Society for Social Philosophy's award for the best book in social philosophy.
Renee Bolinger, Ph.D., USC (2017) will join the faculty on September 1, 2019, as an Assistant Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values.
Mark van Roojen is a professor of philosophy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He works mostly in metaethics, ethics, and political philosophy, and has published papers about moral rationalism, expressivism, moral semantics, moral epistemology, satisficing, and moral psychology.
Jan-Werner Mueller will deliver the Wiktor Osiatyński Memorial Lecture in Warsaw on May 16th.
Murray Smith is a professor of film and co-director of the Aesthetics Research Centre at the University of Kent, and until recently, was president of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image.
Director Lane talks about eight political ideas discussed in her book, "The Birth of Politics."
You can listen to the show here.
Watch the full lecture here: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/wtm73 (link is external)
On Wednesday, April 25th, Jan-Werner Mueller will give a CEHV Distinguished Lecture in Ethics titled “What is Populism? Politics in the Age of Trump.”
More information at: https://cehv.osu.edu/events/cehv-distinguished-lecture-ethics-jan-werner-m%C3%BCller
Advisory Council member Debra Satz, the Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society, Senior Associate Dean for the Humanities and Arts, and Honors Program Advisor (McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society) at Stanford University, was honored by the
Inés Valdez is an assistant professor of political science at Ohio State University. Her work examines the problem of racial, gender, and religious difference in political theory, with a particular focus on the theorization of migration and cosmopolitanism.
Tanner Lectures on Human Values on Human Values with Raj Chetty:
Jan-Werner Mueller will give an Amicus Curiae lecture in Marshall University’s series on Constitutional Democracy on April 16th. The title of Mueller’s talk is “What is Populism?”
Lori Gruen is the William Griffin Professor of Philosophy at Wesleyan University. She is also a professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and coordinator of Wesleyan Animal Studies. This semester, Gruen is at the UCHV as the Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching.
In the March 19 The New York Times’ “The Upshot” section, the article “Sons of Rich Black Families Fare No Better Than Sons of Working-Class Whites” featuring Raj Chetty’s Equality of Opportunity Project, shows how race currently
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In Jan-Werner Mueller's commentary, The People Versus Democracy, Mueller urges people to focus on the structural causes of Populist's success (Italy, Brexit, Trump) rather than the irrationality of the people.
Amy Sepinwall is an associate professor in the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She has two main research streams, one interrogating the notion of corporate constitutional rights and the other calling for an expansion of the conceptions of responsibility standardly advanced in...
Mueller's article, "Is the world getting better or worse?" in the Financial Times examines claims made in Enlightenment Now: the book written by Harvard psychologist, Steven Pinker, that defends scientific rationality and liberal humanism.
The Dean Eva Gossman Seminar in Human Values explores questions such as: "Does citizenship determine human rights?" and "Why has sanctuary become a key term in current debates about immigration?"
Marmon created her course in response to the anti-immigrant rhetoric of the 2016 presidential election and changing U.S. policies toward...
Andrew Schroeder is an associate professor of philosophy at Claremont McKenna College and a Laurance S. Rockefeller (LSR) Visiting Faculty Fellow. His research and teaching cover a range of issues in ethics, political philosophy, and the philosophy of science, with a special focus on problems that lie at their intersection.
Shaun Nichols is a professor of philosophy at the University of Arizona and a Laurance S. Rockefeller (LSR) Visiting Faculty Fellow. His research focuses on the psychological underpinnings of ordinary thinking about philosophical issues.
This year, Nichols is working on a book titled “Rational Rules,” which explores how statistical...
Lane delivers first of six Carlyle Lectures at the University of Oxford.
Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, Melissa Lane, is lecturing on “Constitutions before Constitutionalism: Classical Greek Ideas of Office and Rule.”
On January 16th, Lane gave the first lecture titled “Office and Anarchy.”
Philip Pettit, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor in the Center for Human Values at Princeton and Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy at the ANU, Canberra, published an OpEd in The Irish Times, which has also been cross-posted on braveneweurope.com.
Jan-Werner Mueller’s lecture “After Populism” addresses the question of how best to understand populism and also what structural changes in modern democracies might facilitate its emergence.