What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 24. tra 2012. - Broj stranica: 256
In What Money Can't Buy, renowned political philosopher Michael J. Sandel rethinks the role that markets and money should play in our society.
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Companies and health insurers offer financial incentives for weight loss and other kinds of healthy behavior.14 • Buy the life insurance policy of an ailing or elderly person, pay the annual premiums while the person is alive, ...
Here is a preview of the answer I hope to offer: when we decide that certain goods may be bought and sold, we decide, at least implicitly, that it is appropriate to treat them as commodities, as instruments of profit and use.
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A surprisingly accessible and engaging read--which is quite a feat when you consider a work combining economics and philosophy. Sandel depicts the problem as more than just commodification that ... Pročitajte cijelu recenziju
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I don't care about baseball and maybe that's the crucial link that this book requires to make any sense. The author repeatedly and I mean on almost every page assumes people share his personal ... Pročitajte cijelu recenziju
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