Summer Seminars 2014


The Witherspoon Institute’s summer seminars are a collection of intensive summer programs exploring vital moral questions in social, philosophical, legal, and political thought. These small seminars are led by some of the leading scholars of the United States and Great Britain, and they constitute the core of the Institute’s effort to encourage and inform outstanding young men and women at the high school, undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels who aspire to academic careers and rigorous scholarship.

Moral Life and the Classical Tradition
June 22-28, 2014 | Princeton, New Jersey
A seminar for rising high school juniors and seniors

Medical Ethics: A Natural Law Perspective
June 22-28, 2014 | Princeton, New Jersey
A seminar for MD candidates

Natural Law and Public Affairs
July 16-20 | Princeton, New Jersey
A seminar for undergraduate and graduate students

Church and State Seminar: Religion and Liberty in the American Founding Era
July 27 – August 2 | Princeton, New Jersey
A seminar for young faculty in history, religion, theology, politics, and intellectual history

First Principles
July 27 -August 9, 2014 | Princeton, New Jersey
A seminar for undergraduate and graduate students

Islam and Marriage Seminar
August 3-7, 2014 | Princeton, New Jersey
A seminar for imams as well as Muslim community religious leaders and Muslim chaplains

Thomistic Seminar: Aquinas, Christianity, and Metaphysics
August 3–9, 2014 | Princeton, New Jersey
A seminar for PhD candidates in philosophy

Moral Foundations of Law
August 3–9, 2014 | Princeton, New Jersey
A seminar for JD, JSD and LLM candidates