Photo: Robert Goddyn
United States, 1953
political philosopher and Socratic educator

Michael J. Sandel

Michael J. Sandel is a political philosopher and Professor of Government at Harvard University. He published works such as Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982) and Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? (2009), and gained wide recognition through his ‘Socratic’ debates on ethical, moral, and fundamental issues during lectures for huge audiences.

Speaker at


Superman Meets Beethoven

What’s Next for the West?

11 June 2010 10.00 - 17.00 Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam


Part II. What Is an Educated Man?

Towards a Definition of Western Culture

9 September 2007 09.20 - 18.15 Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam


Nexus Masterclass Michael Sandel

Create the Perfect Man?

7 September 2007 14.00 - 16.00 Auditorium Tilburg University


Nexus Conference 2004

Europe: A Beautiful Idea?

4 december 2004 9.00 - 18.10 Van Nelle Ontwerpfabriek, Rotterdam