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By Christopher W. Morris

Amartya Sen was once provided the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1998 'for his contributions in welfare economics'. even though his fundamental educational appointments were more often than not in economics, Sen is usually an incredible and influential social theorist and thinker. His paintings on social selection concept is seminal, and his writings on poverty, famine, and improvement, in addition 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 an incredible modern liberal philosopher. This quantity of essays on facets of Sen's paintings is aimed toward a huge viewers of readers attracted to social concept, political philosophy, ethics, public coverage, welfare economics, the speculation of rational selection, poverty, and improvement. Written by means of a group of recognized specialists, each one bankruptcy offers an outline of Sen's paintings in a specific sector and a severe evaluate of his contributions to the field.

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