Sandel sets out to confront the most difficult moral issues in politics. He ends up clarifying a basic political divide -- not between left and right, but between those who recognize nothing greater than individual rights and choices, and those who affirm a "politics of the common good," rooted in moral beliefs that can't be ignored.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Justice and the Common Good
The Washington Post's Michael Gerson is often good, today he does a real public service, offering a quick overview of the very accessible and public-spirited work of the moral philosopher Michael Sandel. In closing, Gerson observes that
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