Michael Sandel

Author and professor of political philosophy, Harvard University

Professor of political philosophy at Harvard University and author of The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good?

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Merit-based success has long been celebrated in America — the result most say of hard work and dedication.

Does a merit based society divide us into winners and losers?

Merit-based success has long been celebrated in America — the result most say of hard work and dedication.

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