In this op-ed piece, Paul B. Farell takes on Professor Sandel’s theories on how capitalism is affecting modern morality and fueling inequality.
At British Parliament this week, Professor Sandel presented a special edition of his program “The Public Philosopher” in the Palace of Westminster for BBC Democracy Day asking the question ‘why democracy?’
Professor Sandel led a spirited discussion on the nature and importance of democracy with members of the United Kingdom’s House of Commons and House of Lords, along with students and members of the public.
Professor Michael Sandel will debate the meaning of democracy at an address to the British Parliament, which is celebrating its 750th anniversary. Sandel will present a special edition of his ongoing “Public Philosopher” as part of the BBC’s Democracy Day. Photo by Justin Ide, Harvard Gazette
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According to philosopher John Rawls, it’s not fair if the children of poor parents have much lower prospects in life than the children of rich parents merely because of the family they were born into; therefore, steep inheritance taxes are justified. Do you agree?
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