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What Money Can´t Buy

The Moral Limits of Markets

By Michael J. Sandel
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What Money Can´t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael J. Sandel

The blinks to What Money Can´t Buy (2013) explain how market-driven thinking – like the introduction of incentives and making everything available for a price – has snuck into almost every sphere of our lives. This means we are often suddenly confronted by serious moral concerns when market morality manifests itself in an area where it doesn’t belong.

  • Anyone interested in economics, morality and the way they intersect
  • Anyone interested in a critique of the market-driven thinking that has gone unquestioned for three decades
  • Anyone who has a view on what kind of society they want to live in
  • Anyone who believes everything should be for sale

Michael J. Sandel is a professor of government at Harvard University as well as a political philosopher. He has been an influential author in the field of justice and ethics for three decades and is famous for his free online course, Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

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