Foundational Political Concepts in American History

Charles E. Test, M.D. '37 Distinguished Lectures Series

March 15, 2022
James Ceaser

James Ceaser, Professor of Politics, University of Virginia

Join us for the Charles E. Test, M.D. '37 Lectures featuring Professor James W. Ceaser. This event includes a series of three lectures, taking place on the evenings of March 15, March 16, and March 17. 

First Lecture, March 15: The Categories and Sources of Foundational Concepts

Second Lecture, March 16: Nature, History, and Providence in Pivotal Moments

Third Lecture, March 17: Do We Still Have a Foundational Concept? Do We Need One? 

This event is free and open to the public. If you are NOT a Princeton University affiliate, we ask that you please register to attend.

James W. Ceaser is the Harry F. Byrd Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1976. He has written several books on American politics and political thought, including Presidential Selection, Liberal Democracy and Political Science, Reconstructing America, and Nature and History in American Political Development. Professor Ceaser has held visiting professorships at the University of Florence, the University of Basel, Oxford University, the University of Bordeaux, and the University of Rennes. Professor Ceaser is a frequent contributor to the popular press, and he often comments on American Politics for the Voice of America. 

Video:

The Categories and Sources of Foundational Concepts

Nature, History, and Providence in Pivotal Moments

Do We Still Have a Foundational Concept? Do We Need One?

Location:

138 Lewis Library