About the Book :
The Top Ten Sunday Times Bestseller on how our culture is mesmerised by the market
Sandel is touching something deep in both Boston and Beijing Thomas Friedman, New York Times
The most influential foreign figure of the year China's Newsweek
Few philosophers are compared to rock stars or TV celebrities, but that's the kind of popularity Michael Sandel enjoys in Japan Japan Times
Should we financially reward children for good marks? Is it ethical to pay people to donate organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars, outsourcing inmates to for-profit prisons or selling citizenship? In recent decades, market values have impinged on almost every aspect of life - medicine, education, government, law, even family life. We have drifted from having a market economy to being a market society. In What Money Can't Buy Michael Sandel asks: Isn't there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale? And how do we protect the things that really matter?