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Friday, Jun 13, 2014
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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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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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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...

Thursday, May 1, 2014
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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.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
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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.

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
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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.

Monday, Apr 7, 2014
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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.

 

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
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Mark Ho, '11, is a graduate student in Brown University's cognitive, linguistic & psychological sciences department.

Friday, Mar 7, 2014
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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...

Friday, Feb 28, 2014
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In Just Freedom, Pettit proposes the "republican" ideal of freedom, which ensures the individual rights of citizens.

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014
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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.

Monday, Feb 17, 2014
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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.

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014
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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.

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014
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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.

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
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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.

Monday, Dec 2, 2013
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Peter Singer, the Ira W.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
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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...

Monday, Oct 28, 2013
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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...

Monday, Jul 22, 2013
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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...

Monday, Jul 1, 2013
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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...

Monday, Jul 1, 2013
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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.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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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.

Monday, Apr 29, 2013
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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.


Monday, Apr 29, 2013
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The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the Center’s Visiting Faculty and Fellows for 2013-14. Our visiting colleagues will devote a year’s residence in Princeton to research, writing, and teaching about ethics and human values.

Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professor...

Sunday, Apr 21, 2013
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Christopher Eisgruber '83, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Public Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values, was elected...

 

Friday, Apr 19, 2013
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Marc Fleurbaey, the Robert E. Kuenne Professor in Economics and Humanistic Studies and Professor of Public Affairs and the University Center for Human Values, has just published "Beyond GDP: Measuring Welfare and Sustainability," co-authored with Didier Blanchet. 

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013
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The Princeton University Office of Communications has just published a featured story profiling Jason Schwartz's undergraduate seminar on Ethics and Public Health.  Schwartz, a graduate of Princeton's Class of 2003, is currently the Harold T.

Monday, Mar 4, 2013
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Mark Alfano, a Values and Public Policy Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Human Values, along with co-PIs Daniel Lapsley and Paul Stey (Notre Dame) and collaborators Brian Robinson (Grand Valley State University) and Markus Christen (Zurich), has just been awarded a grant of $251,745 to conduct a two-year empirical and normative...

Monday, Feb 25, 2013
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Jan-Werner Mueller, a professor in the Politics Department and Center for Human Values, has just published a short book on the controversial question of whether the European Union is legitimated to intervene in its own member states to protect liberal democracy.  Mueller's volume offers a case study of Hungary, where a right-wing populist...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013
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Jake Nebel, a senior philosophy major and participant in the program in Values in Public Life, has been named co-winner of Princeton's 2012 Moses Taylor Hyne Prize, the highest general distinction conferred by the University on an undergraduate.  Nebel has also been named a 2013 Marshall Scholar and will pursue a master's degree in philosophy...

Monday, Feb 18, 2013
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The University Center for Human Values is now accepting applications for the undergraduate certificate program in Values and Public Life from sophomores in all disciplines.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013
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Mark Alfano, a Values and Public Policy Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Human Values, has just published his book Character as Moral Fiction with Cambridge University Press.  Although recent psychological investigations have suggested that most people do not have robust character trains such as courage, honesty, and...

Thursday, Feb 7, 2013
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The University Center for Human Values is now accepting applications for graduate prize fellowships beginning in September 2013.  The Graduate Prize Fellowship program is intended for post-generals Princeton graduate students with distinguished academic records who are working on dissertations in the area of ethics and human values. The...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013
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The University Center for Human Values invites nominations and applications for the Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professorship of Distinguished Teaching.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012
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Jake Nebel, a senior in the Values and Public Life program, is among the 34 American college students who have been named 2013 Marshall Scholars. The Marshall Scholarship covers the cost of graduate study and living at a British university for two to three years. Nebel, a philosophy major from Winter Park, Fla., plans to pursue a master's...

Monday, Nov 12, 2012
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Kimberly Ferzan, a Laurance S.

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