Justice : what's the right thing to do? /

Michael Sandel offers a searching, lyrical exploration of the meaning of justice that considers familiar controversies such as affirmative action, same-sex marriage, physician-assisted suicide, abortion, national service, patriotism and dissent, and the moral limits of markets in fresh and illuminat...

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Main Author: Sandel, Michael J
Format: Book
Published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©2009
Edition:1st ed
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Table of Contents:
  • Doing the right thing
  • The great happiness principle / Utilitarianism
  • Do we own ourselves? / Libertarianism
  • Hired help / Markets and morals
  • What matters is the motive / Immanuel Kant
  • The case for equality / John Rawls
  • Arguing affirmative action
  • Who deserves what? / Aristotle
  • What do we owe one another? / Dilemmas of loyalty
  • Justice and the common good