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Justice : what's the right thing to do?

Author: Michael J Sandel
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2010.
Series: Penguin philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is killing sometimes morally required? Is the free market fair? It is sometimes wrong to tell the truth? What is justice, and what does it mean? These and other questions are at the heart of Michael Sandel's 'Justice'.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Sandel
ISBN: 9780141041339 0141041331
OCLC Number: 587443153
Description: 308 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Doing the right thing --
The greatest happines 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 nother? / Dilemmas of loyalty --
Justice and the common good.
Series Title: Penguin philosophy.
Responsibility: Michael J. Sandel.
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One of the world's most interesting political philosophers * Guardian * Justice is a lucid and compelling analysis of our current moral dilemmas, which argues for a new commitment to citizenship and Read more...

 
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