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Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel questions the thinking underlying a current controversy

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Should we bribe people to be healthy?

3/3 Questioning the morality of paying people to lose weight, quit smoking or abandon alcohol.

Tue 17 Apr 2012 21:30 BBC Radio 4

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    Michael Sandel: The Public Philosopher

    Political philosopher Professor Michael Sandel challenges an audience to apply some critical…

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    Reith Lectures Archive: 1976-2012

    Series of annual radio lectures on significant contemporary issues, delivered by leading figures…

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