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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 supposing his fundamental educational appointments were usually in economics, Sen is additionally an enormous and influential social theorist and thinker. His paintings on social selection conception 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 in regards to the nature and primacy of liberty additionally make him a massive modern liberal philosopher. This quantity of essays on features of Sen's paintings is geared toward a large viewers of readers attracted to social idea, 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 summary of Sen's paintings in a specific quarter and a serious evaluate of his contributions to the field.

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