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Podcast Profile: The Public Philosopher

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Site: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nmlh2
16 episodes
2012 to 2019
Average episode: 42 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel examines the thinking behind a current controversy.

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List Updated: 2024-Apr-20 06:06 UTC. Episodes: 16. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2019-Aug-26 • 42 minutes
Will AI make thinking obsolete?
Professor Michael Sandel debates AI and decision-making at the London School of Economics.
2018-Oct-29 • 42 minutes
Public Philosopher - Citizens of Nowhere?
Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel asks if a citizen of the world is a citizen of nowhere
2018-Feb-06 • 42 minutes
Global Philosopher: Should there be any limits to free speech?
A global audience joins Harvard's Michael Sandel to discuss the limits to free speech.
2017-Mar-08 • 42 minutes
Would life be better if robots did all the work?
Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel asks if life would be better if robots did all the work
2016-Jul-28 • 42 minutes
The Global Philosopher: Should the Rich World Pay for Climate Change?
A global audience joins Michael Sandel to discuss the world's response to climate change.
2016-Mar-29 • 42 minutes
The Global Philosopher: Should Borders Matter?
Harvard's Michael Sandel uses pioneering technology to conduct a truly global debate.
2015-Jan-20 • 52 minutes
Why Democracy?
Professor Michael Sandel explores democracy with a group of MPs, peers and the public.
2014-May-27 • 42 minutes
National Guilt
Michael Sandel hosts a discussion about national guilt with an audience in Japan.
2014-May-20 • 42 minutes
Why Vote?
Michael Sandel hosts a discussion about voting with an audience at the LSE.
2014-May-13 • 42 minutes
Morality and the State
Michael Sandel asks if governments should try to influence private morality.
2013-Mar-26 • 39 minutes
Is rape worse than other violent crime?
Prof Michael Sandel is in India to discuss the philosophy of violence.
2012-Oct-30 • 42 minutes
Welfare
Prof Michael Sandel discusses the philosophy of welfare benefits with a Boston audience.
2012-Oct-23 • 42 minutes
Immigration
Prof Michael Sandel discusses the philosophy of immigration with a Texan audience.
2012-Apr-17 • 41 minutes
Should we bribe people to be healthy?
Questioning the morality of paying people to lose weight, quit smoking or abandon alcohol.
2012-Apr-10 • 41 minutes
Should a banker be paid more than a nurse?
Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel questions the thinking beneath controversies.
2012-Apr-03 • 42 minutes
Should universities give preference to applicants from poor backgrounds?
Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel questions the thinking beneath controversies.