″An Ancient Civics Lesson‚″ by Melissa Lane.
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...
In Just Freedom, Pettit proposes the "republican" ideal of freedom, which ensures the individual rights of citizens.
There will be an informational meeting on Thursday, March 6, 2014 in 301 Marx Hall, from 12:15-12:45 pm.
Online Applications are due Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
Between April and August of last year, Ben chronicled civilians and circumstances on both sides of the Turkish-Syrian border through his lens. His photos are featured at the Campus Club through February 28.
Female PhD and DPhil students and prospective students in philosophy are invited to submit papers (on any topic in philosophy) to participate in a workshop at Princeton University, August 21-24, 2014. The submission deadline is March 1, 2014.
The American Philosophical Association named Dr. Cheshire Calhoun the association's next board chair. Calhoun is a UCHV visiting research scholar and visiting professor in the department of philosophy in spring 2014.
Harold T. Shapiro Postdoctoral Research Associate in Bioethics, Jason Schwartz, and Lecturer in 'Ethics and Public Health,' comments on meningitis and Princeton's vaccination program in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Peter Singer, the Ira W.
Jan-Werner Mueller will give the IWM Lectures in Human Sciences at the Institute for Human Sciences (Institut fuer die Wissenschaften vom Menschen) in Vienna. The IWM launched this series of public lectures in 2000 on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Hans Georg Gadamer, supporter of the Institute since its...
Jan-Werner Mueller is to deliver the first Eugen Kogon lecture at the Technical University of Darmstadt on October 28th. Kogon was part of the resistance in Nazi Germany and imprisoned in Buchenwald concentration camp for six years. After the war, he became one of the intellectual fathers of the Federal Republic of Germany...
Philip Pettit has been elected to the British Academy as a Corresponding Fellow, their highest honor conferred “in recognition of scholarly distinction.” Pettit is the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values and is also Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Australian National...
The University Center for Human Values is now accepting applications for Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellowships for the academic year 2014-15. Fellows devote an academic year in residence at Princeton to do research and writing about topics involving human values in public and private life. The program is open to scholars in all...
The University Center for Human Values and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs invite applications for postdoctoral positions in Values and Public Policy.
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce that the winners of the UCHV Short Movie Prize for 2013 are Michael Glassman '15 and Tom Markham '15. Their film, "Justice," was selected by a panel of judges from a competitive pool of submissions on that theme.
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the award of the University Center’s 2011-12 Graduate Prize Fellowships to ten advanced graduate students who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.