Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, discusses the history of the idea of sovereignty, the authority of a state to govern itself and the relationship between the sovereign and the people on BBC Radio Program "In Our Time."
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.
UCHV Graduate Prize Fellow‚ Madison Kilbride‚ recounts the event.
For undergraduates ‘on the fence’ about law school‚ VPL student‚ Ya Sheng Lin ′17‚ says learning from those who’ve followed that course‚ is helpful.
Reflections on VPL Law School Panel
By Ya Sheng Lin‚ Class of 2017‚ Values and Public Life and Italian Language and Culture
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The post specifically discusses Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu’s Where Now Are the Dreams of Youth?‚ which played at the Princeton Garden and was accompanied by live music.
" 'Making People Happy, Not Making Happy People’: A Defense of the Asymmetry Intuition in Population Ethics' ” (November 2014) earned him the Emily and Charles Carrier Prize which recognizes a dissertation on a subject in social, political,...
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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.
UCHV 25th Anniversary Edition Annual Review.
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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.