Summary of The Lost Art of Democratic Debate
America needs a refresher course in democratic debate.
Moral and religious beliefs rarely surface in political debates, but Harvard professor Michael Sandel avers that they should. If you’re seeking to hone your debating skills, philosophical acumen and higher reasoning, getAbstract suggests taking a seat for this Aristotelian lecture.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why Americans avoid or omit religious and moral beliefs in political debates,
- Why these convictions belong in the foreground, and
- What considerations apply when determining rightful distribution of a good or activity.
Comment on this summary
By the same author
TED Conferences LLC, 2013
Customers who read this summary also read
TED Conferences LLC, 2016
Economist Films, 2017
Nicholas Negroponte et al.
Aspen Institute, 2016