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In memory of Jos de Beus, a passionate public debater and a beloved professor of Political Theory at the Unviersity of Amsterdam, the Amserdam Centre established the annual Jos de Beus Lecture Series.
Angus Deaton, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Economics, and UCHV Faculty Associate awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics.
The John Locke Lectures are among the world's most distinguished lecture series in philosophy.
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In “Orbán′s police state‚” Scheppele discusses the possibility of the Hungarian government to declare a “state of migration emergency” and the scary implications this would have on both migrants and Hungarian citizens.
Having graduated this past May, Taub’s thesis project from Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism served as the basis for the article, which he helped fund using money he earned from being a contestant on ‘...
Philip Pettit’s April Tanner Lectures: “The Birth of Ethics.”
Peter Singer’s June Tanner Lectures:“From Moral Neutrality to Effective Altruism: The Changing Scope and Significance of Moral Philosophy.”...
Philosophy’s Elena Di Rosa, Politics’ Cameron Langford and Anthropology’s Annaliese Ionson won this year’s award. DiRosa and Langford were members of UCHV’s Program in Values and Public Life (VPL).
He spoke on a panel entitled, "Democratic Deliberation in Bioethics," where he discussed how prior U.S. national bioethics commissions have engaged in deliberative methods as part of their work and the influence of those methods on their findings and recommendations.
This book originated from the 2012 Tanner Lectures on Human Values hosted by UCHV.
Mueller has for a number of years proposed a new institution somewhat analogous to the Council of Europe′s Venice Commission, to monitor and protect democracy and the rule of law in the EU.
Forty students nationally were awarded the Gates Scholarship‚ which allows students to pursue postdoctoral studies at the University of Cambridge.
Professor Müller, comments in Time′s online article on the similarities of Greece to Hungary in regards to balancing the need for EU bailout versus its lack of support for strict Russian sanctions.
Professor Pettit's, 'On the People's Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy,' CUP 2012, was acknowledged as the best book in liberal
Philip Pettit's new book, On the People's Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy, has been published by Cambridge University Press. Based on his 2010 Seeley Lectures at the University of Cambridge, the book presents a normative theory of democracy in which basic liberties are protected.
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The featured story acknowledges Lane as an internationally recognized scholar of ancient political theory, who brings both diverse interests and energy to Princeton and beyond.
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UCHV 2014-15 Graduate Prize Fellow, Friederike Funk, UCHV research scholar, Victoria McGeer, and Mario Gollwitzer, professor at Philipps-University Margurg, published an article on punishment that may hold implications for legal...
The lecture is presented by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society and cosponsored by the European Union Program; the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; and the University Center for Human Values.
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the award of the Laurance S. Rockefeller 2014-15 Graduate Prize Fellowships to ten advanced graduate students who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.
Kim Lane Scheppele is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and Intl. Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and UCHV, as well as the Director of the Program in Law and Public Affairs.
Published by the Princeton University Press, "Meaning in Life and Why It Matters" is the culmination of the Tanner Lectures on Human Values delivered by Susan Wolf in 2007.
Mark Ho, '11, is a graduate student in Brown University's cognitive, linguistic & psychological sciences department.
The “Architecture, Urban Space, and Democracy,” colloquium was held under the auspices of the Project in the History of Political Thought. The piece, available here, praised the interdisciplinary nature of the gathering, with manifold conversations among...