The Lost Art of Democratic Debate

posted 10 Jun 2010, 04:24 by Peter Shields   [ updated 10 Jun 2010, 07:46 ]
If the 'art of democratic debate' conjures up images of the shameless, debauched slanging matches of the knuckle-draggers who appear on Jeremy Kyle, Jerry Springer et al, then listening to Michael Sandel (teacher of Political Philosophy at Harvard) should be a breath of fresh air!

He reminds us of a world where things like justice, morality, principles & purpose are grappled with.  Sounds heavy, but it's actually a very easy, entertaining listen.

If you can't see the video below, click here.
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