The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good?

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  • ISBN: 0241407605
  • Author: Michael Sandel
  • Publisher: Michael Sandel
  • Genre: Politics, Philosophy & Social Sciences
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

These are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favour of the already fortunate. Stalled social mobility and entrenched inequality give the lie to the promise that “you can make it if you …