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Justice : what's the right thing to do?  Cover Image Book Book

Justice : what's the right thing to do? / Michael J. Sandel.

Sandel, Michael J. (Author).


Popular Harvard professor Michael Sandel offers a searching, lyrical exploration of the meaning of justice that considers familiar controversies such as affirmative action, same-sex marriage, physician-assisted suicide, abortion, national service, patriotism and dissent, and the moral limits of markets in fresh and illuminating ways.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374180652 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0374180652 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 308 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2009]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-292) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Doing the right thing -- Utilitarianism : Bentham and J.S. Mill -- Libertarianism -- John Locke -- Markets and morals -- Immanuel Kant -- John Rawls -- Affirmative action -- Aristotle -- Liberals and communitarians -- Conclusion: Reconnecting politics and morals.
Subject: Justice.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 172.2 (Text) 33062007031314 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Easton Main Library 172.2 S214j (Text) 31901003133420 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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