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What Money Can't Buy

The Moral Limits of Markets

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This edition was published in by Farrar, Straus and Giroux

256 pages

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? In this book the author takes on one of the biggest ethical questions of our time: Is there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale? If so, how can we prevent market values from reaching into spheres of life where they don't belong? What are the moral limits of markets? In recent decades, market values have crowded out nonmarket norms in almost every aspect of life including medicine, education, government, law, art, sports, even family life and personal relations. Without quite realizing it, the author argues, we have drifted from having a market economy to being a market society. Is this where we want to be? What is the proper role of markets in a democratic society, and how can we protect the moral and civic goods that markets don't honor and that money can't buy?

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Cover of: Lo que el dinero no puede comprar
Lo que el dinero no puede comprar
2019, Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial
in Spanish / español
Cover of: Ce que l'argent ne saurait acheter
Ce que l'argent ne saurait acheter: les limites morales du marche
2014, Ed. du Seuil
Texte imprime : in French / français
Cover of: Was man für Geld nicht kaufen kann
Was man für Geld nicht kaufen kann: Die moralischen Grenzen des Marktes
Sep 12, 2014, Ullstein Taschenbuchvlg.
paperback
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What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
2013, Penguin Books, Limited
in English
Cover of: What Money Can't Buy
What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
Apr 02, 2013, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
paperback
Cover of: Lo que el dinero no puede comparar
Lo que el dinero no puede comparar: los límites morales del mercado
2013, Debate
in Spanish / español - 1a ed.
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What Money Can't Buy
Jan 01, 2012, Allen Lane
paperback
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What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
Apr 24, 2012, Macmillan Audio
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What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
2012, Farrar, Straus & Giroux
in English
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Qian mai bu dao de dong xi: jin qian yu zheng yi de gong fang = What money can't buy : the moral limits of markets
2012, Xian jue chu ban gu fen you xian gong si
in Chinese - 880-03 Chu ban.
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Sore o okane de kaimasu ka: shijō shugi no genkai
2012, Hayakawa Shobō
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Jin qian bu neng mai shen me: jin qian yu gong zheng de zheng mian jiao feng
2012, Zhong xin chu ban she
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What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
2012, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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What Money Can't Buy: The moral limits of markets
2012, Center Point Pub.
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What Money Can't Buy: the moral limits of markets
2012, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
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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? In this book the author takes on one of the biggest ethical questions of our time: Is there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale? If so, how can we prevent market values from reaching into spheres of life where they don't belong? What are the moral limits of markets? In recent decades, market values have crowded out nonmarket norms in almost every aspect of life including medicine, education, government, law, art, sports, even family life and personal relations. Without quite realizing it, the author argues, we have drifted from having a market economy to being a market society. Is this where we want to be? What is the proper role of markets in a democratic society, and how can we protect the moral and civic goods that markets don't honor and that money can't buy?

What Money Can't Buy

The Moral Limits of Markets

This edition was published in by Farrar, Straus and Giroux


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Source title: What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets

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Library of Congress
HB72.S255 2013

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paperback
Number of pages
256

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OL27609621M
ISBN 10
0374533652
ISBN 13
9780374533656
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0374533652

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