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James Madison Program /Walter F. Murphy Lecture- "Arguing Excellence: A Logocratic Approach to Measure of Virtue"

Professor Brewer will explore the contributions that a theory of argument (the Logocratic Method, a philosophical explanation of the nature of arguments and some of their principal uses) can make to…

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Robert E. Lee: A Life

Robert E. Lee is one of the most confounding figures in American history. Lee betrayed his nation in order to defend his home state and uphold the slave system he claimed to oppose. He was a traitor…

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The Compleat Victory: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Please join us for a discussion between Professor Kevin J. Weddle and Dr. Allen Guelzo on Professor Weddle's new book, The Compleat Victory: Saratoga and the American Revolution(link is…

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Statesmanship as Human Excellence: Exemplars of Greatness, Courage, and Moderation

The lecture will challenge the widespread, even dominant, view of politics as nothing but a vehicle for raw power and domination. Such false realism obfuscates both the very real quest for justice…

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Climate and the Potential for Life on Other Planets

Understanding planetary habitability is key to understanding how and why life developed on Earth as well as whether life is present on planets that orbit different stars (exoplanets). Whether a…

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Why Study Classics?

By looking at the lives of African Americans who have found inspiration in the classics we can all learn about the enduring value of these texts. The same fire that burned in the souls of our…

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Moving Up Without Losing Your Way: A Discussion of the Princeton Class of 2025 Pre-Read

Join us for a discussion of the Princeton Pre-read selection for the Class of 2025, Moving Up Without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility by philosopher and Princeton Class of 2002…

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The Baby and the Bathwater: Toward a Recovery of the American Idea

Watch the James Madison Program's recent event, "The Baby and the Bathwater: Toward a Recovery of the American Idea." The event was hosted at The Mayflower Hotel and presented in…

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What Does It Mean to Interpret the Constitution?

Do Supreme Court justices really just call balls and strikes, or are the Court’s decisions merely politics by another name? When we read that judges are originalists or favor a living…

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Afghanistan: What Happened and What Can Be Done?

America's precipitous withdrawal from Afghanistan has raised a number of important questions that this panel hopes to address. Among these are: Is this event a sign of America’s loss of…

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GradFUTURES Professional Development: Empowering Your Future (Humanities/Social Sciences)

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Bloomsday Zoomsday

The Arts Council of Princeton celebrated the lyrical magic of James Joyce’s modernist masterpiece during its first-ever Bloomsday event on June 16, 2021. Denounced at its publication as "a…

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Give Virtue a Chance: What Nasty Renaissance Politics Can Tell Us About Nasty Modern Politics

James Hankins, Professor of History, Harvard University, and Allen C. Guelzo, Senior Research Scholar in the Council of the Humanities; Director of the James Madison Program Initiative on Politics…

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The Many Lives of James Boswell

Terry Seymour will describe and show us his extraordinary collection of the books, papers, and artworks identified with the protean Scottish biographer, traveler, and diarist James Boswell…

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Steps and strategies for disability inclusion at your institution

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James Wiley Interview

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