Kentucky Author Forum
The Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main Street, Louisville, KY
Registration Cost: $17 to $100
Michael Sandel, renowned Harvard professor and author of Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?, will be the featured author guest of Kentucky Author Forum on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at The Kentucky Center.
Professor Sandel will be interviewed by John S. Carroll, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former editor of the Los Angeles Times, the Baltimore Sun, and the Lexington Herald-Leader.
Justice, or Moral Reasoning 22, a course in moral and political philosophy taught by Harvard Professor of Government, Michael Sandel, draws more than 1,200 students each year. Sandel speaks to a rapt audience, relating the big questions of political philosophy to the most current and vexing issues of the day. Visit www.justiceharvard.org for a taste of his exhilarating class.
His new book, Justice, offers readers the same exhilarating journey that captivates his students- the challenge of thinking our way through the hard moral challenges we confront as citizens, inviting readers of all political persuasions to consider familiar controversies in fresh and illuminating ways.
Schedule of Events
5:00 PM - Wine and Cheese offered by Brown-Forman, along with Carmichael's book sale in the lobby of The Kentucky Center.
6:00 PM - Interview with Michael Sandel and John S. Carroll in the Bomhard Theatre at The Kentucky Center
7:00 PM - Q&A with audience
Tickets for the above three events are $17.
8:15 PM - Ticketed Dinner with Michael Sandel and John S. Carroll
Tickets for all evening events, including dinner are $100. $35 tax deductible with proceeds to non-profit Kentucky Author Forum. U of L students and faculty may purchase up to 2 Forum interview tickets each at the special price of $5 per ticket at the Kentucky Center Box Office with a UofL ID.
Tickets are available now at The Kentucky Center. Visit the Box Office on Main Street or contact them at
502-584-7777 OR 800-775-7777.