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Morality and the State

Should governments try to influence private morality? Michael Sandel, the Public Philosopher, leads a discussion in the Netherlands, one of the world's most liberal states.

Should governments try to influence private morality? Michael Sandel, The Public Philosopher, is back with a new series. In this first programme he is at the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands, one of the world's most permissive countries. It has liberal laws on prostitution, cannabis and euthanasia. Professor Sandel leads a discussion about the role of the state in shaping and policing our moral values.

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Tue 13 May 2014 21:30

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