Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

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Overview

More than 14,000 students have taken Justice, making it one of Harvard's most popular courses. In a trailblazing partnership with WGBH Boston, Harvard is opening its classroom to the world. Professor Michael Sandel's course aims to help viewers become more critically minded thinkers about the moral decisions we all face in our everyday lives. Sandel presents students with ethical dilemmas on modern day issues -- such as affirmative action and same-sex marriage -- then conducts lively, engaging, and remarkably ...
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Overview

More than 14,000 students have taken Justice, making it one of Harvard's most popular courses. In a trailblazing partnership with WGBH Boston, Harvard is opening its classroom to the world. Professor Michael Sandel's course aims to help viewers become more critically minded thinkers about the moral decisions we all face in our everyday lives. Sandel presents students with ethical dilemmas on modern day issues -- such as affirmative action and same-sex marriage -- then conducts lively, engaging, and remarkably intimate debates that challenge students' moral reasoning. Justice aired in September, 2009 on PBS.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; ; An Excerpt from the book, Justice: What's the Right Thing To Do?; ; Discussion Guides; Access to the Program Web Site
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/15/2009
  • UPC: 841887010955
  • Original Release: 2009
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 12:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 66,591

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Sandel Instructor
Technical Credits
Loen Kelley Producer
Michael Rothenberg Editor
Brigid Sullivan Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
1. The Moral Side of Murder [24:56]
2. The Case For Cannibalism [30:53]
Disc #2 -- Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
1. Hired Guns? [26:34]
2. For Sale: Motherhood [29:19]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
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   Program Selection
      Program 1
      Program 2
         Putting A Price Tag On Life
         How To Measure Pleasure
      Program 3
         Free To Choose
         Who Owns Me?
      Program 4
         This Land Is My Land
         Consenting Adults
   DVD-ROM Features
   Accessibility Options
Disc #2 -- Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
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   Program Selection
      Program 5
      Program 6
         Mind Your Motive
         The Supreme Principle Of Morality
      Program 7
         A Lesson In Lying
         A Deal Is A Deal
      Program 8
         What's A Fair Start?
         What Do We Deserve?
   DVD-ROM Features
   Accessibility Options
Disc #3 -- Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
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   Program Selection
      Program 9
         Arguing Affirmative Action
         What's The Purpose?
      Program 10
         The Good Citizen
         Freedom vs. Fit
      Program 11
         The Claims Of Community
         Where Our Loyalty Lies
      Program 12
         Debating Same-Sex Marriage
         The Good Life
   DVD-ROM Features
   Accessibility Options
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  • Posted June 24, 2012

    Very thought provoking. Can understand why this class is so popu

    Very thought provoking. Can understand why this class is so popular at Harvard. Professor Sandel is amazing at keeping you thinking about the different moral issues and perspectives for the situations he lays out. I highly recommend this for anyone who wants to be challenged.

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