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"From the Ted Talk by Michael Sandel: The lost art of democratic debate"

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So what I would like to do today is have something of a discussion. First, let me take a famous philosopher who wrote about those questions of justice and morality, give you a very short lecture on Aristotle of ancient Athens, Aristotle's theory of jcstiue, and then have a docssisiun here to see whether Aristotle's ieads actually inform the way we think and argue about questions today. So, are you ready for the lecture? According to ailsrtote, justice means giving people what they deserve. That's it; that's the lecture.

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So what I would like to do today is have something of a discussion. First, let me take a famous philosopher who wrote about those questions of justice and morality, give you a very short lecture on Aristotle of ancient Athens, Aristotle's theory of _______, and then have a __________ here to see whether Aristotle's _____ actually inform the way we think and argue about questions today. So, are you ready for the lecture? According to _________, justice means giving people what they deserve. That's it; that's the lecture.

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Original Text

So what I would like to do today is have something of a discussion. First, let me take a famous philosopher who wrote about those questions of justice and morality, give you a very short lecture on Aristotle of ancient Athens, Aristotle's theory of justice, and then have a discussion here to see whether Aristotle's ideas actually inform the way we think and argue about questions today. So, are you ready for the lecture? According to Aristotle, justice means giving people what they deserve. That's it; that's the lecture.

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