Michael J. Sandel teaches political philosophy at Harvard University. Described as 'the world's most relevant living philosopher' (Newsweek), Sandel's work has been translated into 28 languages. His BBC Radio 4 series The Public Philosopher explores the big ethical issues of our time with audiences around the world. His previous books Justice and What Money Can't Buy were international bestsellers.
Credentialism is the last acceptable prejudice... blends fact, analysis and opinion in eminently readable non-fiction -- Rana Foroohar * Financial Times * He is good at dismantling the cheap language of recent politics... compelling, too, in diagnosing the growing use of discriminatory language -- Julian Glover * Evening Standard * Engaging and timely... an insightful critique of where our societies went wrong... that will help us to heal our divided societies -- Matthew Goodwin * Sunday Times * The Tyranny of Merit is original, lively and no mere critique: unlike many others who have written on the sorting of society into winners and losers, Sandel produces a persuasive argument about the kind of community we should seek ... The Tyranny of Merit is an important work, and makes a profound point that our leaders would do well to understand. -- Nick Timothy * Daily Telegraph *