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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These are moral and political questions, not merely economic ones. To resolve them, we have to debate, case by case, the moral meaning of these goods and the proper way of valuing them. This is a debate we didn't have during the era of ...
RETHINKING THE ROLE OF MARKETS Even if you agree that we need to grapple with big questions about the morality of markets, you might doubt that our public discourse is up to the task. It's a legitimate worry. Any attempt to rethink the ...
Disillusion with politics has deepened as citizens grow frustrated with a political system unable to act for the public good, or to address the questions that matter most. This parlous state of public discourse is the second obstacle to ...
If someone is willing to pay for sex or a kidney, and a consenting adult is willing to sell, the only question the economist asks is, “How much?” Markets don't wag fingers. They don't discriminate between admirable preferences and base ...
Thinking through the moral limits of markets makes these questions unavoidable. ... It would be folly to expect that a morally more robust public discourse, even at its best, would lead to agreement on every contested question.
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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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