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

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By Christopher W. Morris

Amartya Sen was once offered the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1998 'for his contributions in welfare economics'. even though his fundamental educational appointments were regularly in economics, Sen can also be an immense and influential social theorist and thinker. His paintings on social selection conception is seminal, and his writings on poverty, famine, and improvement, besides his contributions to ethical and political philosophy, are vital and influential. Sen's perspectives in regards to the nature and primacy of liberty additionally make him a tremendous modern liberal philosopher. This quantity of essays on points of Sen's paintings is aimed toward a extensive viewers of readers attracted to social thought, political philosophy, ethics, public coverage, welfare economics, the idea of rational selection, poverty, and improvement. Written through a workforce of recognized specialists, every one bankruptcy offers an summary of Sen's paintings in a specific sector and a serious overview of his contributions to the field.

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