Past Events


The Religious Exemptions Debate
Dec 8, 2008, 6:00 pm

Douglas Laycock, Yale Kamisar Collegiate Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School

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Being Human in the Age of Technology: A Discussion of Eric Cohen's New Book In the Shadow of Progress
Dec 1, 2008, 7:30 pm

Arthur L. CaplanUniversity of Pennsylvania; Eric Cohen, Executive Director, Tikvah Fund; Robert P. GeorgePrinceton University; Eric S. GregoryPrinceton University; Robert W. Jenson, Author and Theologian

Law and Economics: Enemy or Friend of Classical Liberalism?
Nov 6, 2008, 4:30 pm

Michael KraussGeorge Mason University Law School

The "Law and Economics" movement, once marginal in American legal education, now has outposts at most every law school.  Michael Krauss will sketch the history of the movement and critically analyze its normative underpinnings.  He will attempt to…

Reflections on Religious Liberty
Oct 30, 2008, 10:30 am

Thomas FarrGeorgetown University; John M. FinnisUniversity of Oxford; Notre Dame Law School; Robert P. GeorgePrinceton University; Phillip HamburgerColumbia Law School; Joseph WeilerNew York University; …

What Makes for Greatness in a President?
Oct 21, 2008, 4:45 pm

Alvin S. FelzenbergUniversity of Pennsylvania and George Washington University

Author of The Leaders We Deserved (And a Few We Didn't): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game

Alvin S. Felzenberg teaches at the Annenberg School for Communication at the…

The Declaration of Independence and American Democracy
Oct 16, 2008, 8:00 pm

Charles R. Kesler, Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College

Endowed by the late Herbert "Wiley" Vaughan, founding member of the Madison Program's Advisory Council, the Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles is an endowed Princeton University lecture that is hosted by the…

The United Nations and American Interests
Oct 13, 2008, 4:30 pm

The Honorable John R. Bolton, Former Ambassador to the United Nations, The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

John R. Bolton currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.  His portfolio includes Foreign Policy and International…

General George Washington: Political Thinker
Sep 18, 2008, 8:00 pm

Thomas Fleming, Historian, and Author of The Perils of Peace: America’s Struggle for Survival After Yorktown

Born in Jersey City in 1927, Thomas Fleming began his writing career in 1960 with a book on the battle of Bunker Hill, Now We Are Enemies.  He has since written over a dozen books on the…

Thomas Jefferson and the Rights of Citizens
Sep 17, 2008, 4:30 pm

Barbara Oberg, Lecturer with the Rank of Professor in History, Princeton University; and General Editor, Papers of Thomas Jefferson; Stephen Macedo, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values; Chair, Tanner Committee on Human Values; …

Executive Office of the President: Theory and Practice
May 30, 2008, 2:00 pm

Joshua B. Bolten ‘76, White House Chief of Staff; Fred I. Greenstein, Princeton University; David E. Lewis, Princeton University; Moderated by Robert P. George, Princeton University

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