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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  - AJBraithwaite - LibraryThing

This is one of those important books which makes you think really hard about the way our world is heading. I think the most horrifying image in it was the one where eggs were being used to advertise ... Read full review

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User Review  - Frederic_Schneider - LibraryThing

A great book with good arguments that prices shouldn't be put on everything. He lists a number of interesting domains where buying and selling seems to be a dubious way of transaction. Though many ... 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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Review: What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
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.

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User Review  - dazzyj - LibraryThing

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

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User Review  - PhilipKinsella - LibraryThing

Persuasive that markets distort values, but less clear where the limits should be. Read full review

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