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Morality in Politics

Michael Sandel considers the role of moral argument in politics. He believes that it is often not possible for government to be neutral on moral questions.

Professor Michael Sandel delivers four lectures about the prospects of a new politics of the common good. The series is presented and chaired by Sue Lawley.

Sandel considers the role of moral argument in politics. He believes that it is often not possible for government to be neutral on moral questions and calls for a more engaged civic debate about issues such as commercial surrogacy and same-sex marriage.

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45 minutes

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  • Tue 16 Jun 2009 09:00
  • Sat 20 Jun 2009 22:15

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