1. Doing the right thing 2. The greatest happiness : utilitarianism 3. Do we own ourselves? : libertarianism 4. Hired help : markets and morals 5. What matters is the motive : Immanuel Kant 6. The case for equality : John Rawls 7. Arguing affirmative action 8. Who deserves what? : Aristotle 9. What do we owe one another? : dilemmas of loyalty 10. Justice and the common good.
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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -292) and index.