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

By Christopher W. Morris

Amartya Sen was once presented the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1998 'for his contributions in welfare economics'. even if his basic educational appointments were often in economics, Sen can also be an immense 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 vital 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 features of Sen's paintings is geared toward a large viewers of readers attracted to social conception, political philosophy, ethics, public coverage, welfare economics, the speculation of rational selection, poverty, and improvement. Written via a staff of famous specialists, each one bankruptcy presents an outline of Sen's paintings in a selected sector and a severe evaluate of his contributions to the field.

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