Calling attention to the topic of environmental ethics, Ryan Darr, postdoctoral research associate in Philosophy and Religion in the Center for Human Values, wrote the January 9 Washington Post article, “’Red Wolves’ remains the best choice for the new name for the...
A guest essay written by Roger Williams Straus Professor of Politics, Jan-Werner Mueller, discusses Joe Bi
Three faculty connected to UCHV have been named inaugural 2021-2022 Marc Sanders Foundation Media Fellows, part of the Foundation’s Philosophy in the Media Initiative.
Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Philosophy and Human Values Elizabeth Harman wrote the op-ed, “What Amy Coney Barrett doesn’t understand about abortion” published in the December 9 issue of The New York Daily News.
Confirming that philosophical instruction can influence students’ real- world behavior was a recent conclusion in a study co-investigated by Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values.
Gavin Sullivan, visiting fellow at the University Center for Human Values, 2021-2022, and Reader in International Human Rights Law at Edinburgh Law School co-authored the op-ed, “Watchlisting the World: Digital Security Infrastructures, Informal Law, and the ‘Global War on Terror’” in Just Secur
The University Center for Human Values joins the wider university community in mourning the death, and celebrating the life, of Albert Raboteau, the Henry W. Putnam Professor of Religion, Emeritus.
Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer at the University Center for Human Values Victoria McGeer addressed an entirely online audience when she gave a keynote talk at the 28thConference of the European Society of Philosophy and Psychology.
Following Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s recent visit to Hungary, where he praised Viktor Orbán as “someone the West could learn from,” The New Yorker turned to Laurance S.
This month the University Center for Human Values welcomes our newest joint faculty member, Emily Greenwood. Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Classics and the University Center for Human Values, Greenwood comes to Princeton from Yale University where she was the John M.
Following the release of his latest book, Roger Williams Straus Professor of Politics Jan-Werner Mueller was interviewed by The New Yorker’s Isaac Chotiner about his conception of populism and his take on threats to democracy today, and...
Andrew Chignell, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Religion and the University Center for Human Values, and social psychologist Kitty O’Lone, currently a research fellow at the Woolf Institute (Cambridge), explore the concepts of hope and optimism with Dr.
Philip Pettit, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor in the University Center for Human Values, delivered the Julius Stone Address 2021earlier this month – and in person – at the University of Sydney Law School. The lecture was canceled last spring due to the pandemic.
Amid the Biden Administration’s push for an infrastructure bill that expands the traditional concept of infrastructure, Professor of Politics Jan-Werner Mueller writes in The Guardian that the Biden plan should go a step further and address the nation’s decaying ‘civic...
Last week, the Hungarian Parliament voted to transfer the control and assets of 11 state universities to foundations run by allies of President Viktor Orbán.
Colin Bradley is a fourth-year PhD candidate in the Department of Philosophy. His research explores the role that private moral convictions should play in public institutions.
The Princeton Project in Philosophy and Religion (PPPR) has been awarded a $234,000 grant from the John Templeton Foundation for the project: “Building Collaborative Research Networks Across the Islamic Scholarly Tradition and Western Philosophy.” The project will focus on developing connections across...
Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch became a household name during the first impeachment and Senate trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump. In a frank, one-hour conversation with Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S.
Elizabeth Cohen, Syracuse University (Spring 2022)
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce that PEA Soup, a blog that has been providing a forum for discussing philosophy, ethics, and academia since 2004, has a new home. The blog will now be hosted by Princeton University through our departmental cPanel service, a small-scale...
Professor of Politics Jan-Werner Mueller presented the annual Otto von Bismarck Foundation lecture on March 31st. In “Conflict and Cohesion in Contemporary Democracies,” Mueller reminded the audience that the term ‘culture war’ had originated in Bismarck’s time – as a result...