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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Why not? Because we believe that civic duties should not be regarded as private property but should be viewed instead as public responsibilities. To outsource them is to demean them, to value them in the wrong way.
... cover of The Economist, the buoyantly pro-market British 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.
And one of the reasons we don't is, frankly, judgmental: we believe that selling these things values them in the wrong way and cultivates bad attitudes. Thinking through the moral limits of markets makes these questions unavoidable.
They argue that there is nothing 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 ...
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,
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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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