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 tutorial 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 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 standpoint. it's not magnificent that he has gained the highest
awards, starting from the Nobel Prize in Economics to the Bharat Ratna, India's optimum civilian honor. This public reputation has long past 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 by way of his scholars and friends, covers the variety of contributions that Sen has made to wisdom. they're written by way of the various world's prime economists, philosophers and social scientists, and handle issues akin to ethics, welfare economics, poverty, gender, human improvement, society and politics. this primary quantity covers the themes of Ethics, Normative Economics and Welfare; organisation, 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 okay. Ghosh, Peter Hammond, Christopher convenient, Christopher Harris, Satish ok. 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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