Analysis Of Michael Sandel's The Moral Side Of Murder

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American political philosopher and Harvard professor, Michael Sandel, provides hypothetical examples to describe the two moral reasonings for murder, which become evident in the ideology behind stoning. The lecture, “The Moral Side of Murder” by Michael Sandel explores the moral principles of consequentialist and categorical moral reasoning. Through the analyzation that Sandel provides between these two principles, the audience is able to obtain a deeper understanding of the initial thought process a person possess when death becomes a possible solution to a problem. In Sandel’s lecture, consequentialism is used to describe scenarios that benefit the majority, as he states, “The first moral principle emerged from the discussion said that the
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