What Money Can't Buy

The Moral Limits of Markets

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Holmes
Ha scritto il 11/04/14
Is there anything that money can't buy? Today, apparently not. In this book, Michael Sandel opens our eyes to the unbelievably wide range of things that money can buy. I may be naive, but these following are truly new to me: - Paying for the right to...Continua
Wong Chak Yung
Ha scritto il 18/01/14

quite inspiring!

ausone
Ha scritto il 16/09/13
An easier reading than Justice. A collage of lots of examples of modern commercialisation and crowding out of moral norms without too many explanations from the philosophical point of views. It's interesting to know that imposing a fee will actuall...Continua
玉玲瓏
Ha scritto il 30/08/13
生命中某些美好的事物,一旦被轉化成商品,就會淪於腐化或墮落 當人們將罰款視為費用時,會藐視罰款所代表的基準 所有的人類的關係最終都是市場關係 賄賂是一種道德上的妥協,因為它是用較低的基準(看書來賺錢)去取代較高的基準(因喜愛閱讀而看書) 送禮是一種「發送訊號」的模式 大多數的狀況下 折現比較好 收到禮物的估價,會比我們自己買東西的價格低於百分之二十 挑選禮物需要花時間與心力,所以挑選最貼切禮物就是在「傳達他對她的愛意這個私密訊息」的方式 禮物具有傳達心意的層面 ...Continua
AKIRA
Ha scritto il 18/08/13
什麼東西不該用錢買? 由經濟的角度來看,「商品化」或許可讓市場效用極大化,卻也因此而喪失了某些道德層面的無形價值,本書運用許多案例,由效用、公平、腐化的角度,探討市場與道德。 書中最後談到,民主並不需要完全的平等,卻需要國民能分享一種共同的生活,重要的是背景與社會地位不同的人能在日常生活中相遇、相碰撞,因為這樣我們才能學習克服彼此的差異,容忍彼此的差異,才會在乎共同的利益。 市場的問題其實是關於「我們想要如何共同生活」的問題,是一切待價而沽?或是社會上仍有某些道德性與公民性的財貨,是市場不會尊崇...Continua

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