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  • Sandel is the most important and influential living philosopher.

    Paul Collier, Times Literary Supplement
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Credentialism is the last acceptable prejudice... blends fact, analysis and opinion in eminently readable non-fiction

    Rana Foroohar, Financial Times
  • well-argued, clear, and nicely timed to appeal to the growing disillusionment with meritocracy.

    Simon Kuper, New Statesman
  • "rich in moral exhortation - the kind that does your soul good"

    Polly Toynbee

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