We happened to mention Michael Sandel last week, and then I came across this…
Harvard University and WGBH Boston have posted online Sandel’s very popular course, “Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?” How popular is it? Over 14,000 Harvard students have taken this course over the past 30 years. The course takes a close look at our understanding of justice by exploring important, contemporary moral dilemmas. Is it wrong to torture? Is it always wrong to steal? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the truth? We have posted the first lecture above. Each Sunday, a new lecture will get rolled out and you can find the new installment over at justiceharvard.org.
Update: A complete set of lectures can now be found here: Free Online Video – Free iTunes Video – Free Video & Course Info. The lectures have also been added to our collection: 1200 Free Online Courses from Top Universities, where you can also find more than 140 Free Online Philosophy Courses.
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