Peter Singer and Jeff McMahan comment on the case of Anna Stubblefield, a former Rutgers ethics professor, convicted of aggravated sexual assault for relations with a cognitively impaired man with cerebral palsy.
In March 30th editorial, Nicholas Kristof discusses the importance of the humanities, in light of the President's plan to eliminate all funding for the National Endowment of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Philip Pettit proposes a "shared-space" model to address the problem of Brexit on both sides of the Irish border in this opinion piece.
Philip Pettit is the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and the...
With a politics degree and Values and Public Life (VPL) certificate in hand, Eleanor Roberts graduated from Princeton in 2015 and headed to Cambridge, Massachusetts to develop a local branch of the Petey Greene...
Adam Lerner, a philosophy graduate student and former Graduate Prize Fellow (2015-16), is one of four recipients of the Jacobus Fellowship, which is Princeton University's top honor for graduate students.
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Lane on "Why bureaucrats matter in the fight to preserve the rule of law" in Aeon, "a unique digital magazine, publishing some of the most profound and provocative thinking on the web."
UCHV Film Forum Founding Director Erika A. Kiss and UCHV History of Political Thought Project Founding Director and Professor of Politics Jan-Werner Mueller will speak at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, one of the world's biggest documentary film festivals.
Lane and Preston discuss the challenges to strategic communications following Brexit; the conversation can be found here.
The University Center for Human Values co-sponsored an event as part of a Campus Wide “Day of Action” – organized by the Princeton Advocates For Justice and Princeton Citizen Scientists – which brought together hundreds of members of the Princeton University campus community to discuss and reaffirm the responsibilities of a community devoted to...
Stephen Wertheim's published article invokes research done while at UCHV as a postdoctoral research associate in 2015-2016; some of his research during his time at the Center traced the origins of the concepts of "Internationalism" and "isolationism" in American political discourse.
Nabil Shaikh ('17), John 'Newby' Parton ('18), and Sarah Sakha ('18) have been selected for the 2017 Cohort of the Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative (SINSI) in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Mueller's opinion piece in The Guardian warns of Trump's use of the term 'the people' and compares his political language to authoritarian leaders Chávez, Edroğan, and Orbán.
Cherniss is an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University and one of UCHV's Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellows for the 2016-17 academic year.
Stephen Wertheim is a historian of U.S. foreign relations and a Fellow at King's College, University of Cambridge. He was a postdoctoral research associate jointly appointed with the University Center for Human Values and the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University....
Author of What is Populism, Professor Jan-Werner Mueller is giving many talks on populism here and abroad.
Anyone who makes an outstanding contribution to promoting knowledge, reason or public debate about issues that matter can nominate someone for Philosophy Now's 'Contributions in the Fight Against Stupidity' award.
On November 17th, Jan-Werner Mueller will discuss his book, What is Populism?, at a lunch time talk in Aaron Burr 219. UCHV Director and Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, Melissa Lane, will chair the discussion.
The International Panel on Social Progress (ISPS) is a panel comprised of social scientists who have released a report addressed to all social actors, movements, organizations, politicians and decision-makers, in order to provide them with the best expertise on questions that bear on social change.
Most contemporary discussions of the ethics of migration focus on the justice of restricting rights to migrate; is the state ever permitted to refuse entry to those who would seek to migrate, or does that refusal always constitute an injustice? This talk focuses on a neglected question: what ethical norms remain even after the justice of some...
Melissa Lane, Director, UCHV, and Claudio Lopez-Guerra, Associate Professor, CIDE, will moderate a virtual discussion among four scholars with research interests in the ethics of immigration.