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Justice with Michael Sandel

Welcome to Justice!

Justice is one of the most popular courses in Harvard's history, and has captivated more than 14,000 students.

Now it's your turn to hone your critical-thinking skills and explore the moral decisions we all face in our lives. Check out this short introduction video and begin your journey.

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Fast Company: The Ethical Quandaries You Should Think About The Next Time You Look At Your Phone

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Professor Michael Sandel talks with Fast Company about urgent ethical questions for a digital age.

edX Blog: Reddit AMA with Harvard Professor Michael Sandel

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Tune into a Reddit AMA featuring Professor Michael Sandel on October 7 starting at 1PM ET and have your questions ready!

Boston Globe: Fenway Park to host massive, interactive HUBweek discussion

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Professor Michael Sandel will explore ethical dilemmas at HUBweek’s Fenway Forum on October 4 with featured panelists Arianna Huffington, Yo-Yo Ma AB’76, DMU’91, and Alexis Wilkinson AB’15.    

BBC: Justice – Collective Responsibility [video]


Should this generation of Germans take responsibility for addressing the evils perpetrated by their grandparents’ generation during the Holocaust? Should this generation of Americans take responsibility for remedying the injustice of slavery? This excerpt from the BBC documentary “Justice: A Citizen’s Guide to the 21st Century” asks whether moral responsibility can be collective as well [...]

Episode 09


Should we compensate for historical injustices such as slavery and segregation? When a university’s stated mission is to increase diversity, is it a violation of rights to deny a white person admission?

Episode 10


How does Aristotle address the issue of individual rights and the freedom to choose? If our place in society is determined by where we best fit, doesn’t that eliminate personal choice?