Can Self-Government Survive? Michael Sandel
Michael Sandel has been teaching the largest undergraduate class at Harvard. Called "Justice," it fulfills Harvard’s core curriculum requirement in moral reasoning. Leading his students through works by Plato, Aristotle, Locke, and Immanuel Kant, he helps them understand that they have a stake in ideas about the common good, distributive justice, and democracy. Sandel is concerned with the civic challenge of our times. In this program with Bill Moyers, Sandel discusses his views on what is needed for self-government to survive under modern conditions. 30 minutes.