Check out the first episode of the twelve-part WGBH and PBS series on Professor Sandel and his legendary course at Harvard.
Professor Michael J. Sandel previews his series and book "Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?", taken from his popular course at Harvard University.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear Michael J. Sandel read from his book Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? What are our obligations to others as people in a free society? Should government tax the rich to help the poor? Is the free market fair? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the truth? Is killing sometimes morally required? Is it possible, or desirable, to legislate morality? Do individual rights and the common good conflict? These questions are at the core of our public life today—and at the h
“Sandel maintains a consistently engaging tone, and his probing moral questions about the nature of freedom, choice, truth and the individual are brought down to an accessible and stimulating level.” – Winston-Salem Journal
“This work is an appealing invitation for listeners to use more scrutiny regarding their won actions as well as those of politicians and media personalities. The depth and total absence of righteousness in the author’s writing and vocal tone make this an essential lesson for anyone interested in promoting individual virtue and social justice.” – AudioFile
What's the Right Thing to Do?
Michael Sandel, read by the author