What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets

Date and Time

March 14, 2012

11:00 am to 12:30 pm


You all are cordially invited for a talk on What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets to be delivered by Prof. Michael J. Sandel of Harvard University

The Centre for Policy Research, India International Centre and Infosys Science Foundation are jointly hosting this talk.   The brief bio of Prof. Sandel is given below for your information.

Brief Bio

Michael J. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University. His recent book, Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?, an international best seller, relates the big questions of political philosophy to the most vexing issues of our time.

His legendary ‘Justice’ course is the first Harvard course made freely available online ( and on television, and has been viewed by millions throughout the world. Sandel’s work has been translated into 18 languages and been the subject of television series in the U.S., the U.K., Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Brazil, and the Middle East. NDTV will broadcast his Justice television series in India, beginning on the 3rd of March, every Saturday at 10PM on NDTV Profit and Sundays at 10AM on NDTV 24×7.

Sandel has been a visiting professor at the Sorbonne (Paris), delivered the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at Oxford University, and in 2009 delivered the BBC Reith Lectures, broadcast in the U.K. and worldwide on the BBC World Service. In 2010, China Newsweek named him the ‘most influential foreign figure of the year’ in China.

In the U.S., Sandel has served on the President’s Council on Bioethics and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Council on Foreign Relations. A graduate of Brandeis University, Sandel received his doctorate from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.