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Exploring meritocracy with Michael Sandel

Dr. Michael Sandel
Jared Leeds
Harvard University
Philosopher and author Michael Sandel

This interview originally aired on In the Moment on SDPB Radio.

Is there merit to a meritocracy?

Michael Sandel, world-renowned philosopher and author, speaks with Lori Walsh about merits, freedom and self-reliance.

Sandel will give a keynote presentation titled "Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?" about his book of the same name. The event is open to the Augustana community, alumni and friends at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26 in the Elmen Center.

His presentation kicks off the inaugural Critical Inquiry and Citizenship Colloquium at Augustana.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ari Jungemann is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.