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Justice : what's the right thing to do?

Author: Michael J Sandel
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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 illuminating ways.
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Genre/Form: études diverses
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Sandel
ISBN: 9780374180652 0374180652
OCLC Number: 317928901
Description: 308 pages ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Michael J. Sandel.

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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 illuminating ways.

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