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Democracy's Discontent: America in Search of a Public Philosophy

Michael J. Sandel - History - 1998 - 417 pages
The defect, Sandel maintains, lies in the impoverished vision of citizenship and community shared by Democrats and Republicans alike. American politics has lost its civic voice ...
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Public Philosophy: Essays on Morality in Politics

Michael J. Sandel - Philosophy - 2005 - 292 pages
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 ...
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Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Michael J. Sandel - Philosophy - 2009 - 320 pages
What are our obligations to others as people in a free society? Should government tax the rich to help the poor? Is the free market fair? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the ...
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Liberalism and the Limits of Justice

Michael J. Sandel - Philosophy - 1998
A liberal society seeks not to impose a single way of life, but to leave its citizens as free as possible to choose their own values and ends. It therefore must govern by ...
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How to Build a Better Human: An Ethical Blueprint

Gregory E. Pence - Philosophy - 2012 - 224 pages
Medicine has recently discovered spectacular tools for human enhancement. Yet to date, it has failed to use them well, in part because of ethical objections. Meanwhile, covert ...
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The Ethics of Genetic Engineering

Roberta M. Berry - Medical - 2013 - 240 pages
Human genetic engineering may soon be possible. The gathering debate about this prospect already threatens to become mired in irresolvable disagreement. After surveying the ...
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Human Enhancement

Julian Savulescu, Nick Bostrom - Philosophy - 2009 - 432 pages
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The Future is Now: America Confronts the New Genetics

Eric Cohen, William Kristol - Science - 2002 - 384 pages
This book looks at both the past and the future of the debate over whether there are moral limits to scientific progress and what life will look like in the genetic age.
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