In March, Michael Sandel gave a rousing series of lectures at the London School of Economics. These lectures, recorded by BBC, and consolidated into the program The Public Philosopher, are publicly available. In these audio segments, Michael Sandel brings up numerous issues facing the world today. From the university selection process to public health, Sandel touches on the moral questions these issues bring up. How does money factor into these issues? Listen to Sandel’s argument and craft your own stance.
Listen to the three-part series by clicking on these links and sound off your opinion in the comments below.
Part 1: Should universities give preference to applicants from poor backgrounds?
Part 2: Should a banker be paid more than a nurse?
Part 3: Should we bribe people to be healthy?