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Friday, Sep 30, 2011
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Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011
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Peter Singer's Animal Liberation (1975) has been included in TIME Magazine's recent list of 100 Best Nonfiction Books published since 1923.

 

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011
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Kim Lane Scheppele is one of five Americans recently elected as an associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, a group of...

 

Friday, Jul 1, 2011
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Sarah McGrath, assistant professor of philosophy, has been named Laurance S. Rockefeller University Preceptor for the three-year period beginning in July 2011. The appointment...

 

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
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UCHV’s Social Issue Filmmaking class is currently the feature story on the Princeton University homepage. Taught by Emily Abt during the spring 2011 semester, the course gave students the opportunity to examine a selection of documentaries to explore the different ways social issues can be represented through film.

Monday, May 16, 2011
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Jan-Werner Mueller, a member of the UCHV executive committee, will debate the concept of constitutional patriotism with the president of the German parliament in Berlin on July 4, 2011.  Mueller is the author of a book on constitutional patriotism, a term which denotes the attachment of citizens to political values and...

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011
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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.

 

 

Friday, Mar 25, 2011
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The UCHV has been awarded a grant from the University's 250th Anniversary Fund for Innovation in Undergraduate Education to support development of the Values and Public Life undergraduate certificate program.

 

Monday, Mar 14, 2011
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Thursday, Mar 3, 2011
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The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the Center’s Visiting Faculty and Fellows for 2011-12. Our visiting colleagues will devote a year’s residence in Princeton to research, writing, and teaching about ethics and human values.

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2011
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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.

 

Monday, Feb 28, 2011
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Nan Keohane’s book Thinking about Leadership was published in December by Princeton University Press.  The book brings together Keohane’s training and professional vocation as a political theorist with insights from her experience as a college and university president from 1981-2004.  The book is designed to be a work of theoretical...

Monday, Feb 28, 2011
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Jonathan Quong, currently an LSR Visiting Fellow at UCHV, recently published his first book, Liberalism without Perfection, with Oxford University Press. The book provides a sustained critique of liberal perfectionism, and offers a new account and defense of political liberalism.

Monday, Feb 28, 2011
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The University Press of Kentucky recently published A Political Companion to Walt Whitman, edited by John Seery, UCHV’s LSR Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching.  The book, made up of a collection of essays, is considered “the first full-length exploration of Whitman’s works through the lens of political...

Friday, Feb 4, 2011
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The University Center for Human Values is now accepting applications for graduate prize fellowships beginning in September 2011.

Tuesday, Feb 1, 2011
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Philip Pettit and José Luis Martí's book Republicanism was the subject of a recent article in Times Higher Education.

Philip Pettit and José Luis Martí's book Republicanism was the subject of a recent article in Times Higher Education. To read the entire article, visit:

Tuesday, Dec 7, 2010
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Kwame Anthony Appiah was recently named in Foreign Policy magazine’s list of top 100 Global Thinkers of 2010 for framing an ethics code relevant to today’s globalized world. The publication praised Appiah for his ability to “make philosophy relevant again” in his book “The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen, ” released...

Friday, Dec 3, 2010
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José Luis Martí and Philip Pettit's recent book “A Political Philosophy in Public Life: Civic Republicanism in Zapatero’s Spain” has been recognized as one of the five best economics and politics books of the year in the “New Statesman” November 29th edition. This work is a product of the scholars’ collaboration during Martí’s...

Wednesday, Nov 17, 2010
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The Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the release of The Limits of Constitutional Democracy, a volume of essays co-edited by Stephen Macedo, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values; and Jeffrey Tulis, associate professor of government at the...

Tuesday, Oct 19, 2010
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UCHV is pleased to announce the students of the inaugural Values and Public Life undergraduate certificate program class in 2010-11. Selected from a pool of 30 applicants, 15 juniors and 9 seniors were chosen for the program this year.

Wednesday, Sep 29, 2010
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Monday, Sep 13, 2010
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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 rising juniors and seniors in all disciplines. Applications must be completed and submitted online at https://uchv.princeton.edu/VPLApp/vpl_app.php...

Thursday, Jul 1, 2010
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Elizabeth Harman has been appointed Associate Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values. A Princeton faculty member since 2006, Harman focuses her work on ethics.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
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Joseph Mazor, a 2009-2010 UCHV Postdoctoral Research Associate in Democracy and Human Values, was named the winner of the American Political Science Association's Leo Strauss Prize for his dissertation, "A Liberal Theory of Natural Resource Property Rights."

Monday, May 17, 2010
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Philip Pettit, the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values and director of the Program in Political Philosophy, was awarded a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowships this spring.

Monday, May 3, 2010
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The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the award of the University Center’s Graduate Prize Fellowships to ten advanced graduate students who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.

Saturday, May 1, 2010
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Kwame Anthony Appiah, the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton, recently received Princeton's Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities. This prestigious award was established in 1975 by a gift from the late Howard Behrman, a physician...

Friday, Apr 30, 2010
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In celebration of the University Center for Human Values' 20th Anniversary, Center founder and UPenn President Dr. Amy Gutmann delivered a James A. Moffett Lecture in Ethics at Princeton University on Thursday, April 29th.

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2010
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The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the Center’s Visiting Faculty and Fellows for 2010-11. Our visiting colleagues will devote a year’s residence in Princeton to research, writing, and teaching about ethics and human values.

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Monday, Apr 19, 2010
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Dr. Amy Gutmann's upcoming James A. Moffett Lecture in Ethics is featured in the Princeton University Bulletin. To read more, visit:

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Thursday, Mar 4, 2010
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Laura Valentini, UCHV Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Democracy and Human Values, was recently awarded the UK Political Studies Association's Sir Ernest Barker Prize for Best Dissertation in Political Theory for her thesis, "Global Justice: Cosmopolitanism, Social Liberalism, and the Coercion View."

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2009
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Professor Melissa Lane joined the Politics Department in August 2009, as well as the Center’s Executive Committee.

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2009
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Professor Charles Beitz, the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics, has been named director of the University Center for Human Values, effective July 1, 2009.

 

Friday, May 1, 2009
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Graduate Prize Fellowships, made possible by a gift from Laurance S. Rockefeller '32, are awarded to excellent doctoral students at Princeton who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.

 

 

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Wednesday, Apr 29, 2009
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The University Center for Human Values at Princeton University is pleased to announce its visiting faculty, visiting faculty fellows, and visiting post-doctoral research associates for the 2009-2010 academic year.

Sunday, Apr 5, 2009
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Rabb selected as one of 21 recipients for 2009

Intisar Raab, a graduate student in Princeton's Department of Near Eastern Studies, has been selected as one of 21 recipients of a 2009 Carnegie Scholarship.

Saturday, Mar 28, 2009
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Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at the University Center for Human Values, is author of The Life You Can Save.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009
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Prof. Anthony Appiah, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, will deliver the 

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2008
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Kwame Anthony Appiah has been awarded Brandeis University's first Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize. The $25,000 prize, the legacy of Professor Joseph B. Gittler, is the first and one of the largest academic prizes awarded to a U.S. or international scholar for outstanding and lasting contributions to racial, ethnic and/or religious relations....

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