Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya by Kaushik Basu,Ravi Kanbur

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 extensively. 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 staggering that he has gained the highest
awards, starting from the Nobel Prize in Economics to the Bharat Ratna, India's maximum civilian honor. This public acceptance has long gone hand in hand with the love and admiration that Amartya's acquaintances and scholars carry for him.

This quantity of essays, written in honor of his seventy fifth birthday via his scholars and friends, covers the diversity of contributions that Sen has made to wisdom. they're written through many of the world's prime economists, philosophers and social scientists, and deal with themes akin to ethics, welfare economics, poverty, gender, human improvement, society and politics. this primary quantity covers the subjects of Ethics, Normative Economics and Welfare; company, Aggregation and Social selection; Poverty,
Capabilities and size; and id, Collective motion and Public Economics. it's a becoming tribute to Sen's personal contributions to the discourse on Ethics, Welfare and Measurement.

Contributors comprise: Sabina Alkire, Paul Anand, Sudhir Anand, Kwame Anthony Appiah, A. B. Atkinson, Walter Bossert, Francois Bourguignon, John Broome, Satya R. Chakravarty, Rajat Deb, Bhaskar Dutta, James E. Foster, Wulf Gaertner, Indranil ok. Ghosh, Peter Hammond, Christopher convenient, Christopher Harris, Satish okay. Jain, Isaac Levi, Oliver Linton, S. R. Osmani, Prasanta okay. Pattanaik, Edmund S. Phelps, Mozaffar Qizilbash, Martin Ravallion, Kevin Roberts, Ingrid Robeyns, Maurice Salles, Cristina
Santos, T. M. Scanlon, Arjun Sengupta, Tae Kun search engine optimisation, Anthony Shorrocks , Ron Smith, Joseph E. Stiglitz, S. Subramanian, Kotaro Suzumura, Alain Trannoy, Guanghua Wan, John A. Weymark, and Yongsheng Xu.

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