Amartya Sen has made deep and lasting contributions to the tutorial disciplines of economics, philosophy, and the social sciences extra commonly. He has engaged in coverage discussion and public debate, advancing the reason for a human improvement centred coverage time table, and a tolerant and democratic polity. This argumentative Indian has made the case for the poorest of the bad, 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 maximum civilian honor. This public popularity has long past hand in hand with the love and admiration that Amartya's pals and scholars carry for him.
This quantity of essays, written in honor of his seventy fifth birthday by way of his scholars and friends, covers the diversity of contributions that Sen has made to wisdom. they're written via the various world's best economists, philosophers and social scientists, and tackle themes akin to ethics, welfare economics, poverty, gender, human improvement, society and politics. the second one quantity covers the subjects of Human improvement and features; Gender and loved ones; development, 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 comprise: 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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