Professor Michael Sandel hosted a lecture on the role of money and markets in society at the University of Michigan.
Professor Sandel discusses the moral limits of financial markets with Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin on “Trending Business.”
Tune into a Reddit AMA featuring Professor Michael Sandel on October 7 starting at 1PM ET and have your questions ready!
Professor Michael Sandel leads a debate on whether arts are necessary for democracy during the 2015 Aspen Institute Arts Summit featuring Darren Walker, Beau Willimon, and Kate Levin.
John Locke believes that government, once it is set up, should be guided by the principle of majority rule. However, he also believes that the purpose of government is to protect people’s rights, including their “unalienable” right to property. What if these two goals conflict? What if a poor majority wants to tax a rich [...]
Philosopher John Locke believes that your “unalienable right” to liberty does not include the right to kill yourself. Is he right? What does your liberty entitle you to do with yourself? Where do the limits come from?
If we all have unalienable rights to life, liberty, and property, how can a government enforce tax laws passed by the representatives of a mere majority?