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Ing values a talent our nation desperately needs nowadays Walter Isaacson author of Benjamin Franklin An American Life Ce texte fait r f rence une dition puis e ou non disponible de ce titreMichael Sandel s Justice What s the Right Thing to Do invites readers of all ages and political persuasions on a journey of moral reflection and shows how reasoned debate can illuminate our lives Is it always wrong to lie Should there be limits to personal freedom Can killing sometimes be justified Is the free market fair What is the right thing to do uestions like these are at the heart of our lives In this acclaimed book Michael Sandel BBC Reith Lecturer and the Harvard professor whose Justice course has become world famous gives us a lively and accessible introduction to the intersection of politics and philosophy He helps us think our way through such hotly contested issues as eual rights democracy euthanasia abortion and same sex marriage as well as the ethical dilemmas we face every day One of the most popular teachers in the world Observer Enormously refreshing Michael Sandel transforms moral philosophy by putting it at the heart of civic debate New Statesman.
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Nsistence on the inescapably ethical character of political debate is enormously refreshing Edward Skidelsky New Statesman A spellbinding philosopher For Michael Sandel justice is not a spectator sport He is calling for nothing less than a reinvigoration of citizenship Samuel Moyn The Nation An ambitious and an appealing idea Intriguingly I find myself persuaded that it might well be worth a try Lisa Jardine The Times More than exhilarating exciting in its ability to persuade this student reader time and again that the principle now being invoked on this page in this chapter is the one to deliver the sufficiently inclusive guide to the making of a decent life Vivien Gornick Boston Review Sandel explains theories of justicewith clarity and immediacy the ideas of Aristotle Jeremy Bentham Immanuel Kant John Stuart Mill Robert Nozick and John Rawls have rarely if ever been set out as accessibly In terms we can all understand Justice confronts us with the concepts that lurk so often unacknowledged beneath our conflicts Jonathan Rauch New York Times This book is absolutely indispensable for anyone who wants to be a good citizen It shows how to balance compet.
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One of the world s most interesting political philosophers Guardian Justice is a lucid and compelling analysis of our current moral dilemmas which argues for a new commitment to citizenship and the common good Shirley Williams In the beautifully concise explanations of American philosopher Michael Sandel I see great insight into our current predicaments If any political reckoning is on its waythen perhaps it might come from the philosophy department of Harvard Madeleine Bunting Michael Sandel perhaps the most prominent college professor in Americapractices the best kind of academic populism managing to simplify John Stuart Mill and John Rawls without being simplistic But Sandel is best at what he calls bringing moral clarity to the alternatives we confront as democratic citizens He ends up clarifying a basic political divide not between left and right but between those who recognize nothing greater than individual rights and choices and those who affirm a politics of the common good rooted in moral beliefs that can t be ignored Michael Gerson Washington Post Michael Sandel transforms moral philosophy by putting it at the heart of civic debateSandel s i.