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What Money Can't Buy: Book summary and reviews of What Money Can't Buy by Michael J. Sandel
What Money Can't Buy Summary
Should we pay children to read books or 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 or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite universities? Selling citizenship to immigrants willing to pay?
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"The shift from having a market economy to being a market society, as Sandel would have it, seems to have coarsened our sensibilities and raises real ethical issues. Perhaps the publisher's top nonfiction title for the year; great book-club discussion." - Library Journal
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Michael J. Sandel Author Biography
Michael J. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1980, and the author of many books. He lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.
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