Cass Sunstein

The World According to Star Wars

Cass Sunstein

Talk: The World According to Star Wars

Cass R. Sunstein, the Harvard legal scholar, former White House advisor, and co-author of “Nudge”, explores the lessons of Star Wars as they relate to childhood, fathers, the Dark Side, rebellion, and redemption. As it turns out, Lucas’s galaxy also has a lot to teach us about constitutional law, economics, and political uprisings in our own. Ultimately, Sunstein argues, Star Wars is about the freedom of choice and our never-ending ability to make the right decision when the chips are down.

Cass Sunstein

Cass is an American legal scholar, particularly in the fields of constitutional law, administrative law, environmental law, and law and behavioral economics. For 27 years, Sunstein taught at the University of Chicago Law School.Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School.

The World According to Star Wars

In rich detail, Sunstein tells the story of the films’ wildly unanticipated success and explores why some things succeed while others fail. Ultimately Star Wars is about freedom of choice and our never-ending ability to make the right decision when the chips are down. Written with buoyant prose and considerable heart, the book shines a bright new light on the most beloved story of our time.

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