Monday 15 March 2021 | 20.00 – 21.15hrs | Online
Radboud Reflects and the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
Are our individual successes and failures in life the result of our own efforts? And if so, would a society based on the principle of merit be a just one? Political philosopher Michael Sandel holds that this is not the case. Meritocracy creates an arrogant elite, while leaving a vast majority of people angry and humiliated. Learn from the renowned American philosopher Michael Sandel, who will join us via Skype, about the tyranny of merit, the ethics of humility and the future of democracy.
This program is in English.