New PDF release: Amartya Sen (Contemporary Philosophy in Focus)

By Christopher W. Morris

Amartya Sen was once offered the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1998 'for his contributions in welfare economics'. even if his fundamental educational appointments were as a rule in economics, Sen can be a tremendous and influential social theorist and thinker. His paintings on social selection thought 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 incredible modern liberal philosopher. This quantity of essays on facets of Sen's paintings is aimed 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 staff of recognized specialists, every one bankruptcy presents an summary of Sen's paintings in a specific region and a severe review of his contributions to the field.

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