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The Idea of Justice

Amartya Kumar Sen - Philosophy - 2009 - 496 pages
Social justice: an ideal, forever beyond our grasp; or one of many practical possibilities? More than a matter of intellectual discourse, the idea of justice plays a real role ...
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Inequality Reexamined

Amartya Sen - Law - 1995 - 207 pages
In this deft analysis, Amartya Sen argues that the dictum "all men are created equal" serves largely to deflect attention from the fact that we differ in age, gender, talents ...
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The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture and Identity

Amartya Sen - History - 2006 - 409 pages
In a collection of sixteen interlinked essays, the Nobel Prize-winning economist shares his observations on India's intellectual and political heritage, revealing how the ...
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Rationality and Freedom

Amartya Sen - Philosophy - 2004 - 736 pages
Rationality and freedom are among the most profound and contentious concepts in philosophy and the social sciences. In this, the first of two volumes, Amartya Sen brings ...
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Resources, Values, and Development

Amartya Sen - Business & Economics - 1997 - 547 pages
Resources, Values and Development contains many of Amartya Sen's path-breaking contributions to development economics, including papers on resource allocation in nonwage ...
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Mismeasuring Our Lives: Why GDP Doesn't Add Up

Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress (France), Joseph E. Stiglitz, Amartya Sen, Jean-Paul Fitoussi - Business & Economics - 2010 - 136 pages
In February of 2008, amid the looming global financial crisis, President Nicolas Sarkozy of France asked Nobel Prize-winning economists Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen, along ...
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Peace and Democratic Society

Amartya Sen - Political Science - 2011 - 155 pages
Civil Paths to Peace contains the analyses and findings of the Commonwealth Commission on Respect and Understanding, established in response to the 2005 request of Commonwealth ...
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The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 1: Entitlement and Well-being

Jean Drze, Amartya Sen - Business & Economics - 1991 - 516 pages
WIDER Studies in Development Economics The World Institute for Development Economics Research, established in 1984, started work in Helsinki in 1985, with the financial support ...
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Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny

Amartya Sen - Political Science - 2007 - 215 pages
Sen argues in his new book that conflict and violence are sustained today, no less than the past, by the illusion of a unique identity. Indeed, the world is increasingly taken ...
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An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions

Jean Drze, Amartya Sen - Business & Economics - 2013 - 448 pages
When India became independent in 1947 after two centuries of colonial rule, it immediately adopted a firmly democratic political system, with multiple parties, freedom of ...
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