What Is the Common Good?

Chomsky, Noam
http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/21070-noam-chomsky-what-is-the-common-good

Publisher:  Truthout
Date Written:  07/01/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15659

Humans are social beings, and the kind of creature that a person becomes depends crucially on the social, cultural and institutional circumstances of his life. We are therefore led to inquire into the social arrangements that are conducive to people's rights and welfare, and to fulfilling their just aspirations - in brief, the common good.

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