Sunday, September 06, 2009

Four lectures by Michael Sandel on a new citizenship

Available at BBC's website,

Michael Sandel - The Reith Lectures 2009: A New Citizenship

Four lectures:

1. Markets and Morals
Are there some things that money can’t, or shouldn’t, buy?

2. Morality in Politics
The question of whether there is a role for moral argument in politics.

3. Genetics and Morality
Genetic engineering requires us to rethink the proper stance of human beings towards nature.

4. A New Politics of the Common Good
What would a moral and civic renewal of contemporary democratic politics look like?

Michael Sandel is Professor of Government at Harvard University.

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