Friday, October 02, 2009

Michael Sandel speaks in London

On October 12, 2009, Professor Michael Sandel speaks at the London School of Economics:

Justice and the Moral Limits of Markets

The financial crisis raises hard questions about justice, ethics, and the role of markets. In this lecture, Michael Sandel will examine the moral limits of markets, one of the themes of his new book, Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Chair: Professor Julian Le Grand

On October 13, Michael Sandel speaks at the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) in London,:

Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?

Michael Sandel considers the role of justice in our society and our lives, revealing how an understanding of philosophy can help to make sense of politics, religion, morality - and our own convictions. Showing how the biggest questions in our civic life can be broken down and illuminated through reasoned debate, Professor Sandel argues for a new commitment to citizenship and the common good.

Michael Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University, where he has taught political philosophy since 1980.

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