Tag Archives: memory

Not guilty

An American schoolteacher was found guilty of making sexual advances to his young stepdaughter. But on the day before he was to be sentenced he complained that he was losing his balance. He was discovered to have a large tumour … Continue reading

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Justice and memory

Those of you who have watched Michael Sandell, celebrated for his on-line Harvard course on Justice, will know that he likes to work by describing  difficult, and sometimes extreme, situations. And then he follows this up by questions which enable … Continue reading

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