The Adam Smith Lecture is an event marked to celebrate the life and work of Scottish moralist and pioneer of political Economy, Adam Smith. Revered as the “most relevant living philosopher” today, Michael Sandel is set to speak at the Adam Smith Theatre, Tuesday, April 29.
LiveMint recently interviewed Michael Sandel regarding his belief that we need to find ways to share economic growth amongst the population to ensure everyone has access to basic human necessities. Sandel also discusses the recent actions of India’s political parties and the role students play in India’s society. Photo Courtesy of Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard
As part of Michael Sandel’s tour of Asia, he stopped in Delhi to give a lecture about overcoming societal problems by bridging communication through the use of technology. This lecture was the inaugural lecture in India’s National Innovation Council’s series of public lectures. Sandel notes that projects like the National Knowledge Network can be used [...]
By the end of last summer, Sandel’s international book tour for What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets had taken him to London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Seoul, and Sao Paulo. This winter, as additional foreign language editions of the book appear, he will travel to Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Jaipur, and Berlin. Here [...]
Death is a sensitive topic, especially when insurance money is taken into account. In a sense, the insurance game places bets on when people will die and tries to profit from these gambles. Michael Sandel discusses with PBS Newshour the morality of secondary markets for life insurance. What is your opinion? Watch the [...]