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  • Author: Michael J. Sandel
  • Release Date : 2009-09-15
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • File Size: 2123172 Bytes

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 truth? Is killing sometimes morally required? Is it possible, or desirable, to legislate morality? Do individual rights and the common good conflict? Michael J. Sandel's "Justice" course is one of the most popular and influential at Harvard. Up to a thousand students pack the campus theater to hear Sandel relate the big questions of political philosophy to the most vexing issues of the day, and this fall, public television will air a series based on the course. Justice offers readers the same exhilarating journey that captivates Harvard students. This book is a searching, lyrical e...

Summary of Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? by Michael J. Sandel

  • Author: Abbey Beathan
  • Release Date : 2019-02-17
  • Genre: Reference
  • File Size: 411598 Bytes

Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do by Michael J. Sandel | Book Summary | Abbey Beathan(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.)A unique education in thinking through complicated issues we face in public life today.Justice was initially a Harvard course but due to its popularity as one of the most highly attended in Harvard's history, Sandel decided to give us a book where all the wisdom he imparted on the course, could be given by this medium as well. Addressing a series of alternative theories of justice, Justice comes forth as an intricate and amusing philosophy book that talks about complicated topics and philosophical visions and break them down in a simple manner so anyone can easily read it.(Note: This summary is wholly written ...