WHAT MONEY CAN'T BUY: The Moral Limits of Markets

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Sandel (Government/Harvard Univ.; Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?, 2010, etc.) sounds the alarm that the belief in a market economy diminishes moral thought.Taken to its extreme, a market economy dictates that any inanimate object, any animal, any human being can be bought and sold. That thinking justified human slavery in the United States until the end of the Civil War, but Sandel's ... Read full review

Review: What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets

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Should we pay children to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs? What about selling citizenship to immigrants who are willing to pay? In What Money Can't Buy, Michael J. Sandel invites you to join one of the most important ethical debates of our time. Describing our seismic shift from having ... Read full review

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User Review  - georgeslacombe - LibraryThing

What money can't buy is an essay written by philosopher Michael Sandel an ethics expert. Sandel is also a college teacher at Harvard and his classes on justice are available in internet and later ... Read full review

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Pretty interesting if you are into economics. Had to read it for class, but ended up really enjoying it. The only fault is that it gets pretty repetitive and sends the same message over and over in slightly differently ways.


User Review  - R Nanjappa - Flipkart

"Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men decay" , wrote Oliver Goldsmith in the 18th century. With prophetic insight, it has turned out.Our world is increasingly ... Read full review

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User Review  - dazzyj - LibraryThing

A lucid dissection of much that is wrong with today's market triumphalism. Read full review

What money cannot buy?

User Review  - Nikhil Gavankar - Flipkart

This book explains how economics has started to dominate every aspect of human life and the resulting impact of money and the market norms crowding out non market norms like truth, justice,love ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

While Sandel makes some interesting points and relates his hypothesis to contemporary news very well, the book itself felt much too repetitive. This is a topic that surely could have been a 15-20 page ... Read full review

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