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Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
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 MichaelExpand
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Democracy's Discontent: America in Search of a Public Philosophy
Preface PART I: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PROCEDURAL REPUBLIC 1. The Public Philosophy of Contemporary Liberalism 2. Rights and the Neutral State 3. Religious Liberty and Freedom of Speech 4. PrivacyExpand
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What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
"What Money Can't Buy" is the Top Ten "Sunday Times" Bestseller from 'the superstar philosopher', Michael Sandel. Should we financially reward children for good marks? Is it ethical to pay people toExpand
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Liberalism and the Limits of Justice.
1. Justice and the moral subject 2. Possession, desert, and distributive justice 3. Contract theory and justification 4. Justice and the good.
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The Case against Perfection
reakthroughs in genetics present us with a promise and a predicament. The promise is that we may soon be able to treat and prevent a host of debilitating diseases. The predicament is that ourExpand
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The Procedural Republic and the Unencumbered Self
O gLITICAL PHILOSOPHY seems often to reside at a distance from the world. Principles are one thing, politics another, and even our best efforts to "live up" to our ideals typically founder on the gapExpand
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Market Reasoning as Moral Reasoning: Why Economists Should Re-engage with Political Philosophy
In my book What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets (2012), I try to show that market values and market reasoning increasingly reach into spheres of life previously governed by nonmarketExpand
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Nuclear gene-inferred phylogenies resolve the relationships of the enigmatic Pygmy Sunfishes, Elassoma (Teleostei: Percomorpha).
Elassoma, the Pygmy Sunfishes, has long proven difficult to classify among the more than 15,000 species of percomorph fishes. Hypotheses dating to the 19th Century include Elassoma in CentrarchidaeExpand
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The Case Against Perfection : Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering ( 2007 ) , by
The Case against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering [4], hereafter referred to as The Case against Perfection, written by Michael J. Sandel, builds on a short essay featured in TheExpand
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Public Philosophy: Essays on Morality in Politics
In this book, Michael Sandel takes up some of the hotly contested moral and political issues of our time, including affirmative action, assisted suicide, abortion, gay rights, stem cell research, theExpand
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