Michael Sandel teaches political philosophy at Harvard University. He has been described as ‘the most relevant living philosopher’, a ‘rock-star moralist’ by Newsweek and ‘the most famous teacher of philosophy in the world’ by The New Republic. His books What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets and Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? were international best sellers and have been translated into 27 languages. His BBC series The Global Philosopher explores the ethical issues lying behind the headlines with participants from around the world. Sandel’s new book is The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good? with The New York Times Book Review describing it as ‘required reading for all’ in a polarised age.