Famed professor Michael Sandel '75 to deliver 'Justice' March 1

He'll speak about his new book during 7:30 p.m. event in Rapaporte Treasure Hall

Michael Sandel '75

Brandeis alumnus, former trustee, Rhodes Scholar, and renowned Harvard professor Michael Sandel '75 will discuss his new, New York Times bestselling book "Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do?" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 1 in the Goldfarb Library's Rapaporte Treasure Hall.
The book relates enduring questions of philosophy to the most hotly contested moral and political issues of our time.
Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard, where he teaches one of the most popular courses on campus, from which material for the book and for a 12-part series of programs on PBS was drawn.
Sandel has lectured widely in North America, Europe, China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia, and New Zealand, on topics including democracy, liberalism, bioethics, globalization, and justice. He delivered the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at Oxford University, was a visiting professor at the Sorbonne, and in 2009 delivered the BBC’s Reith Lectures.
From 2002-2005, Sandel served on the President’s Council on Bioethics. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Council on Foreign Relations.
Sandel graduated summa cum laude from Brandeis University in 1975, and delivered the student address at commencement. He went on to study political philosophy at Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. For 15 years, Sandel served as a member of the Brandeis Board of Trustees. In 2000, he received a Brandeis honorary degree.
There will be a book signing after the event. Light refreshments will be served.
The event is co-sponsored by: Gen Ed Now, History of Ideas program, Department of Philosophy, Department of Politics, Philosophy UDRs, and the Office of Communications.

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