Amartya Sen (Contemporary Philosophy in Focus) by Christopher W. Morris PDF

By Christopher W. Morris

ISBN-10: 0521618061

ISBN-13: 9780521618069

ISBN-10: 0521852919

ISBN-13: 9780521852913

Amartya Sen used to be offered the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1998 'for his contributions in welfare economics'. even though his basic educational appointments were as a rule in economics, Sen is usually a huge and influential social theorist and thinker. His paintings on social selection concept is seminal, and his writings on poverty, famine, and improvement, to boot his contributions to ethical and political philosophy, are very important and influential. Sen's perspectives concerning the nature and primacy of liberty additionally make him an enormous modern liberal philosopher. This quantity of essays on facets of Sen's paintings is geared toward a wide viewers of readers drawn to social conception, political philosophy, ethics, public coverage, welfare economics, the idea of rational selection, poverty, and improvement. Written by means of a workforce of recognized specialists, each one bankruptcy offers an outline of Sen's paintings in a specific quarter and a severe evaluation of his contributions to the field.

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