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Michael Sandel: The Tyranny of Merit

Michael Sandel: The Tyranny of Merit

Philosopher and Harvard professor Michael Sandel delivers Theos’ online annual lecture 2020 speaking on his latest book ‘The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good?’

 You can watch the full recording of the event here:  

You can read Nick Spencer’s long–read ‘Merit, justice and liberalism: getting to the heart of Michael Sandel’ here.

You can listen to Michael in conversation with Nick Spencer in the first episode of Reading Our Times here.


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Michael Sandel

Michael Sandel

Described as ‘the world’s most relevant living philosopher’ (Newsweek), Michael J Sandel teaches political philosophy at Harvard University. His work has been translated into 28 languages. His BBC Radio 4 series The Public Philosopher explores the big ethical issues with audiences around the world, most recently in his role as The Global Philosopher on Pandemic Ethics. His previous books Justice and What Money Can’t Buy have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide.


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