Why shouldn't we put everything up for sale? Why shouldn't the market include things like shoes, cellphones, babies, kidneys and sex? While liberal and libertarian social and political theorists often treat the market and market efficiency as a given, this course will questions the foundations of this assumption. Markets are not socially independent entities—they are social constructions that influence and are influenced by social, legal and political forces. In this course we will examine the nature, justification and moral limitations of the market.

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