Tag Archives: justice

A Public Philosopher, and A Great Teacher

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It was good to hear Professor Michael Sandel back on Radio 4 this morning: Sharing The American Dream http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/radio4/2012/10/the_public_philosopher_part_2.html Various issues were raised in the programme, which took the form of a Socratic dialogue with an audience at Harvard University: What is … Continue reading

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Dealing with Injustice

It was my 23rd birthday. It was a brilliant sunny day and my first birthday in what would be my adopted home for the next 23 years. A friend and colleague from work asked me what I was doing and … Continue reading

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Creativity, Intelligence and Ono

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In these days of social media, you might begin to think you know someone even though you’ve never met them. You can even have a dialogue with A-star celebrities if you manage to hit the right note that appeals to … Continue reading

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The Public Philosopher

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In recent blogs we’ve tried to discuss the centrality of education to all our futures, the purpose of education, the possibility of lifelong learning, and the role of public intellectuals in our society. Should philosophers and intellectuals appear on television … Continue reading

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