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Harvard Professor Michael Sandel Adds New Title: Seoulite

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Mayor Park Won-soon officially honored Professor Sandel as an honorary citizen of Seoul at a ceremony last Friday, reports the Wall Street Journal. Professor Sandel’s books have been widely popular in South Korea culminating in his 2012 book tour. Photo courtesy of Wall Street Journal (MiraeN)

The Guardian: Michael Sandel Webchat October 24, 2014

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Michael Sandel is joining The Guardian for a webchat on Friday, October 24, 2014, at 11:45am BST. If you’ve ever wanted to follow up on one of Professor Sandel’s points or philosophies or ask him a question in general, please submit your questions to The Guardian.   Photo Courtesy of The Guardian/Jared Leeds PR  

Radio Times: The Public Philosopher: Cultivating the Art of Listening

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BBC journalist, Justin Webb, recently sat down with Professor Sandel to talk moral dilemmas and Sandel’s new series of programs that will be available on Radio 4. The first program in the “The Public Philosopher” series will deal with the question of whether or not there are any actions or behaviors governments should step in [...]

Fife Today: “Is there anything that money can’t buy…?”

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At Michael Sandel’s 2014 Adam Smith Lecture in Kirkcaldy, he shared his views and philosophies based on his book What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets in front of a captivated audience. Photo Courtesy of Fife Photo Agency  

LiveMint: Balance the Principle of Merit with Inclusiveness

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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

St. Paul’s Institute: Join the Debate [Video]

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Michael Sandel discusses issues of money and morality at St. Paul’s Institute. Although the discussion only lasted for 90 minutes, the debate does not cease. Join this important debate about the limits of markets and voice your opinion.   Watch using the embedded video player above.

The Guardian: Master of Life’s Big Question

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  The Guardian’s Andrew Anthony writes about Michael Sandel and the progression of his philosophy. Learn more about Michael and his works on The Guardian.         Photograph: Felix Clay for the Guardian

Separating Law and Morality

Separating Law and Morality

A question to consider as you think about the same-sex marriage debate: is it possible to decide what the law should be without entering into moral and religious controversies about the moral status of homosexuality and the purpose of marriage?

What is Moral Character?

What is Moral Character?

What is moral character? Is it what you tend to do, or is it your beliefs and your attitudes?