Michael J. Sandel Fri, 9th June 2023, 8:00 pm The discomfort of democracy Lecture There is a democracy problem. For one thing, our societies are divided as never before: fueled by social media, racism, populism, social inequality and a global pandemic are driving us into isolation. On the other hand, a globally oriented, seemingly unregulated economy has overtaken politics. Michael J. Sandel draws a historical-philosophical picture of our democracy-forgotten times. And he explains how consumers can once again become citizens who actively shape their society. Michael J. Sandel, born in 1953, is professor of political philosophy at Harvard University. His lecture series on justice captivated millions of viewers online and made him the world’s most popular moral philosopher. Democracy ‘s Discontent (2023) is the fully revised and updated edition of Sandel’s best-selling Democracy ‘s Discontent (1996), now available in German for the first time. Language: English In the series Democracy Hint Unfortunately, the event has to be cancelled. We ask for your understanding.