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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... wrong way of valuing them. Children are not properly regarded as consumer goods but as beings worthy of love and care. Or consider the rights and obligations of citizenship. If you are called to jury duty, you may not hire a substitute ...
... magazine, showed an economics textbook melting into a puddle, under the headline WHATWENT WRONG WITH ECONOMICS.20 The era of market triumphalism had come to a devastating end. Now, surely, would be a time of moral reckoning,
... wrong way and cultivates bad attitudes. Thinking through the moral limits of markets makes these questions unavoidable. It requires that we reason together, in public, about how to value the social goods we prize. It would be folly to ...
... wrong with charging more for faster service. Federal Express charges a premium for overnight delivery. The local dry cleaner charges extra for same-day service. And yet no one complains that it's unfair for FedEx, or the dry cleaner, to ...
... reasoning. Is there anything wrong with hiring people to stand in line, or with scalping tickets? Most economists say no. They have little sympathy for the ethic of the queue. If I want to hire a homeless person to queue up on my behalf,