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Justice : What's The Right Thing To Do? (2009)
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Call Number 172.2/SANDEL,M
172.2/SANDEL,M

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Published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  308 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780374180652 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0374180652 (hardcover : alk. paper),
Language:  English


Popular Harvard professor 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



Doing the right thing -- The greatest 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

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