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The Fight for Free Speech at Princeton and Beyond

The freedom of academics and students to think and speak freely, on and off campus, has empowered the pursuit of truth and human flourishing. This freedom is currently being challenged on campuses…

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The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict

Join us for a discussion with Elbridge Colby about his book, The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict. Colby was the lead architect of the 2018 National Defense…

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Nature, History, and Providence in Pivotal Moments

The Charles E. Test, M.D. '37 Lectures featuring Professor James W. Ceaser. James W. Ceaser is the Harry F. Byrd Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since…

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The Categories and Sources of Foundational Concepts

The Charles E. Test, M.D. '37 Lectures featuring Professor James W. Ceaser. James W. Ceaser is the Harry F. Byrd Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since…

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Why Thomas Sowell Matters

A discussion with Jason Riley on Thomas Sowell and why his writings—on everything from school choice and affirmative action to economic inequality and social justice—continue to be…

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Losing Our Dignity

Annual Harold T. Shapiro Lecture on Ethics, Science, and Technology featuring Charles Camosy, Associate Professor of Theology at Fordham University There is perhaps no more important value than…

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The Black Church: Current Challenges and Enduring Hope

Historically, the Black Church has played a vital role in the black community, spiritually, socially, and politically. In the current period the Black Church, like the church as a whole, is…

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Our Dear-Bought Liberty

Our Dear-Bought Liberty is the history of how early American Catholics justified secularism and overcame suspicions of disloyalty, transforming ideas of religious liberty in the process.In colonial…

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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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