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

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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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EEB Class Day 2021

EEB Class Day 2021

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Ralph Ellison: The Black American Novel as Cultural Commentary

Lucas Morel, John K. Boardman, Jr. Professor of Politics; Head of the Politics Department, Washington and Lee University, and Antonin Scalia, Communications Coordinator, James Madison Program,…

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The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation

An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom Lynne V. Cheney, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, and Allen C. Guelzo, Senior Research…

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Indelible Legacy: The Indispensable, Uncancelable Statesmanship of George Washington

https://jmp.princeton.edu/events/indelible-legacy-indispensable-uncancelable-statesmanship-george-wa...William Allen, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Michigan State University, and Paul O.…

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Constitutional Interpretation and the Common Good

James Madison Program Constitution Day EventFunded by the Bouton Law Lecture Fund September 17, 2020John O. McGinnis, George C. Dix Professor of Constitutional Law, Pritzker School of Law,…

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