Stephen Colbert talks philosophy with Harvard Professor Michael Sandel


Things got academic on Wednesday night’s Colbert Report, as the funnyman interviewed Harvard professor Michael Sandel–or maybe it was the other way around, the Huffington Post reports. Sandel, a political and moral philosophy expert, began the segment by asking Colbert if it was fair that Yankees player Alex Rodriguez makes $25 million per year while the average schoolteacher makes $45,000.

“What is the teacher’s batting average?” Colbert retorted.

The two went onto discuss moral reasoning, Asia and cannibalism…

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