Michael J. Sandel

Harvard University


Michael J. Sandel is a contemporary political philosopher and is currently Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Harvard University.

Featured Work

NOV 24, 2009 Podcast

Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Political philosopher Michael Sandel turns the Council into a classroom. Using questions such as military service, he engages the audience in a lively debate on ...

MAR 8, 2006 Podcast

Public Philosophy: Episodes and Arguments in American Civic Life

Professor Michael Sandel argues that there is an allergy among liberals to using substantive moral, and even religious arguments in politics. Yet, he notes, "it's ...