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By Kaushik Basu, Ravi Kanbur

Amartya Sen has made deep and lasting contributions to the educational disciplines of economics, philosophy, and the social sciences extra greatly. He has engaged in coverage discussion and public debate, advancing the reason for a human improvement targeted coverage schedule, and a tolerant and democratic polity. This argumentative Indian has made the case for the poorest of the terrible, and for plurality in cultural viewpoint. it's not astounding that he has gained the top awards, starting from the Nobel Prize in Economics to the Bharat Ratna, India's optimum civilian honor. This public acceptance has long gone hand in hand with the love and admiration that Amartya's buddies and scholars carry for him.

This quantity of essays, written in honor of his seventy fifth birthday through his scholars and friends, covers the diversity of contributions that Sen has made to wisdom. they're written via many of the world's prime economists, philosophers and social scientists, and handle subject matters similar to ethics, welfare economics, poverty, gender, human improvement, society and politics. the second one quantity covers the themes of Human improvement and functions; Gender and loved ones; progress, Poverty and coverage; and Society, Politics and historical past. it's a becoming tribute to Sen's personal contributions to the discourse on Society, associations and Development.

Contributors contain: Bina Agarwal, Isher Ahluwalia, Montek S Ahluwalia, Ingela Alger, Muhammad Asali, Amiya Kumar Bagchi, Pranab Bardhan, Lourdes Benería, Sugata Bose, Lincoln C. Chen, Martha modify Chen, Kanchan Chopra, Simon Dietz, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Jonathan Glover, Cameron Hepburn, Jane Humphries, Rizwanul Islam, Ayesha Jalal, Mary Kaldor, Sunil Khilnani, Stephan Klasen, Jocelyn Kynch, Enrica Chiappero Martinetti, Kirsty McNay, Martha C. Nussbaum, Elinor Ostrom, Gustav Ranis, Sanjay G. Reddy, Emma Samman, Rehman Sobhan, Robert M. Solow, Nicholas Stern, Frances Stewart, Ashutosh Varshney, Sujata Visaria, and Jörgen W. Weibull.

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Given these differences in the efficiency of converting goods into freedoms, it is proper to deal with the space of freedom itself rather than with the means to freedom, which is what primary goods are. Of course, we still have to ensure respect for plural values, which was Rawls’s rationale for dealing with the means rather than the ends. But Sen argues, cogently, that the respect for plural values can be maintained in his framework by focusing on freedom instead of achievements—in particular, by dealing with capability instead of functioning.

2004a), “Elements of a Theory of Human Rights”, Philosophy and Public Affairs, 32: 315–56. Sen, A. (2004b), “Incompleteness and Reasoned Choice”, Synthese, 140: 43–60. 34 s. r. osmani Sen, A. (2005), The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture and Identity (London: Allen Lane). (2006), Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny (New York: W. W. Norton). Williams, B. (1973), “A Critique of Utilitarianism”, in J. J. C. Smart and B. Williams, Utilitarianism: For and Against (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

2005), The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture and Identity (London: Allen Lane). (2006), Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny (New York: W. W. Norton). Williams, B. (1973), “A Critique of Utilitarianism”, in J. J. C. Smart and B. Williams, Utilitarianism: For and Against (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). chapter 3 .............................................................................................................. THE GOOD LIFE AND THE GOOD ECONOMY THE HUMANIST PERSPECTIVE OF A R I S TO T L E , T H E P R AG M AT I S T S A N D T H E V I TA L I S T S , A N D T H E ECONOMIC JUSTICE OF J O H N R AW L S ..............................................................................................................

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