October
26

October 26

Common Ground, Common Good: Michael Sandel on The Tyranny of Merit

with David Brooks

At Harvard, hundreds of students pack his classes year after year to listen to him tease out the ethics of everything from murder to cannibalism. In New York and London, Sydney and Seoul, thousands line up to hear his Socratic discourse on the morality of markets. More than ten million people have watched his online class; his bestseller on what money can’t, or shouldn’t buy, has been translated into 27 languages; and he’s BBC radio’s Public – and, now, Global – Philosopher.

In other words, Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel occupies a rarified perch in the stratosphere of intellectual superstardom.

After decades exploring the limits of justice and searching for ways to bring morality back into public discourse, Dr. Sandel is now tackling the toxic clash between self-satisfied winners and frustrated losers contaminating American life and democracy. In his new book, The Tyranny of Merit, he proposes a solution to the crisis: a new approach to defining success – and a new vision for cultivating the vanishing concept of the common good.

The Streicker Center is honored to welcome him for a conversation with NYT columnist and bestselling author David Brooks.

Monday, October 26
 | 
6:30 pm

Free
$25 Temple Emanu-El members (*book included)
$30 Non-member (*book included)

*Shipped on date of publication

A Virtual Event

Read Michael Sandel’s recent interview in The Guardian 

Listen to Michael Sandle’s TED Talks

Find David Brook’s recent NYT columns

We are happy to offer these webinars free of charge in these challenging times and hope you enjoy them. Any contribution to support our efforts is appreciated.

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Monday, October 26
 | 
6:30 pm

At Harvard, hundreds of students pack his classes year after year to listen to him tease out the ethics of everything from murder to cannibalism. In New York and London, Sydney and Seoul, thousands line up to hear his Socratic discourse on the morality of markets. More than ten million people have watched his online class; his bestseller on what money can’t, or shouldn’t buy, has been translated into 27 languages; and he’s BBC radio’s Public – and, now, Global – Philosopher.

In other words, Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel occupies a rarified perch in the stratosphere of intellectual superstardom.

After decades exploring the limits of justice and searching for ways to bring morality back into public discourse, Dr. Sandel is now tackling the toxic clash between self-satisfied winners and frustrated losers contaminating American life and democracy. In his new book, The Tyranny of Merit, he proposes a solution to the crisis: a new approach to defining success – and a new vision for cultivating the vanishing concept of the common good.

The Streicker Center is honored to welcome him for a conversation with NYT columnist and bestselling author David Brooks.

Free
$25 Temple Emanu-El members (*book included)
$30 Non-member (*book included)

*Shipped on date of publication

A Virtual Event

Read Michael Sandel’s recent interview in The Guardian 

Listen to Michael Sandle’s TED Talks

Find David Brook’s recent NYT columns

We are happy to offer these webinars free of charge in these challenging times and hope you enjoy them. Any contribution to support our efforts is appreciated.

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