On Thursday, October 13, Juliana Bidadanure of Stanford University presented the first Program in Ethics and Public Affairs (PEPA) seminar of this academic year. Her talk and paper were based on key arguments of a book she is currently working on provisionally entitled: Justice Across Ages: An essay on what...
The lecture "Is there a Populist Politics of Memory?” will be delivered at the Simon Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies. Please visit the website for more information.
The first - of what the University Center for Human Values and the Steering Committee on Civic Engagement hope to be a series of lectures addressing service and civic engagement across campus - was well attended and ignited many conversations during and following Reich's talk.
Last month, the paper that certificate student Kevin Wong '17 wrote for his VPL seminar "Bioethics: Clinical and Population Level," with Professor J. Frick, received attention as a highly commended paper.
This paper was recently selected as a regional winner, from the US and Canada, in the categories of law and philosophy.
Johann Frick, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, received the prize for his article, "Contractualism and Social Risk."
A symposium will be held in his honor at the 2017 American Philosophical Association (APA) Pacific Division meeting in Seattle, WA.
The Spitz Prize is awarded to the scholar who wrote the best book in liberal or democratic theory. The prize Committee chose Melissa Schwartzberg for her book: Counting the Many: The Origins and Limits of Supermajority Rule.
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This past June, six Ph.D.
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Melissa Lane is the Class of 1943 Professor of Politics at Princeton University. She succeeded...
Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, provides insights to the question, "What can democracies do to guard against demagoguery?"
Los Angeles Times Op–Ed: “Harambe the gorilla dies‚ meat–eaters grieve”
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The May 13‚ 2016 conference is sponsored by the Goethe Institute and the Union des Tunisiens Indépendants pour la Liberté and aims to enhance the development of civil society and civic education in the region.
When the Sorting Hat Does Not Sort: A Natural Experiment on Culture
Research for Lechterman’s paper was partially funded by the Political Philosophy Research and Travel Grant.
Lechterman’s paper‚ “Donations and Democracy‚” was selected for the McWilliams Best Graduate Student Paper in Political Theory award.
“Capitalism, Utopia‚ and Social Justice‚” taught by Marc Fleurbaey – jointly appointed with UCHV and WWS – introduces students to a variety of readings, mainly in philosophy and economics, to develop opinions and questions about the basic...
Ben Goodman and Simon Gulergun's Untitled received Honorable Mention.
Congratulations to all of the winners! For more information about the Short Movie Prize and the list of previous winners click here.
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Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full–time postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge. For more information, click here.
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The Program in Ethics and Public Affairs welcomed Professor Tommie Shelby (Harvard) to discuss a chapter from his forthcoming book, .
By Amy Hondo, Ph.D. candidate
Program in Political Philosophy
Politics graduate student Benjamin Hofmann recounts this and other questions NYU Professor Samuel Scheffler addressed in the James A. Moffett ’29 Lectures in Ethics.
Klēsis’ special issue on Peter Singer has contributions from individuals such as Charles Camosy and Lori Gruen to Peter Singer himself.
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The lecture titled‚“No Slippery Slopes: Same–Sex Couples‚ Monogamy‚ and the Future of Marriage” was held on February 11.
Cheng will pursue a one–year Master’s program in Tsinghua University in Beijing next year.