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  1. The Idea of Justice.Amartya Kumar Sen - 2009 - Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
    And in this book the distinguished scholar Amartya Sen offers a powerful critique of the theory of social justice that, in its grip on social and political ...
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  2. The Tacit Dimension. --.Michael Polanyi & Amartya Sen - 1966 - Chicago, IL: University of Chicago.
    Suitable for students and scholars, this title challenges the assumption that skepticism, rather than established belief, lies at the heart of scientific discovery.
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    Inequality Reexamined.Amartya Kumar Sen - 1992 - Oxford University Press UK.
    This book develops some of the most important themes of Sen's works over the last decade. He argues in a rich and subtle approach that we should be concerned with people's capabilities rather than their resources or welfare.
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    Commodities and Capabilities.Amartya Sen - 1985 - Oxford University Press India.
    Commodities and Capabilities presents a set of inter-related theses concerning the foundations of welfare economics, and in particular about the assessment of personal well-being and advantage. The argument presented focuses on the capability to function, i.e. what a person can do or can be, questioning in the process the more standard emphasis on opulence or on utility. In fact, a person's motivation behind choice is treated here as a parametric variable which may or may not coincide with the pursuit of (...)
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  5. Rational Fools: A Critique of the Behavioral Foundations of Economic Theory.Amartya Sen - 1977 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 6 (4):317-344.
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    The Quality of Life.Martha Nussbaum, Amartya Sen & Master Amartya Sen (eds.) - 1993 - Clarendon Press.
    This book addresses issues of defining and measuring the quality of life. Leading philosophers and economists examine recent developments in the philosophical definition of well-being and link them to practical issues such as the delivery of health care and the assessment of women's quality of life. The volume reflects the growing need for interdisciplinary work as economists become more aware of fundamental philosophical questions and philosophers of the importance of linking theoretical enquiries to an understanding of complex practical problems.
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    Inequality Reexamined.John Roemer & Amartya Sen - 1994 - Philosophical Review 103 (3):554.
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  8. Rationality and Freedom.Amartya Sen - 2005 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 67 (1):182-183.
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  9. What Do We Want From a Theory of Justice?Amartya Sen - 2006 - Journal of Philosophy 103 (5):215-238.
  10. Well-Being, Agency and Freedom: The Dewey Lectures 1984.Amartya Sen - 1985 - Journal of Philosophy 82 (4):169-221.
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    Collective Choice and Social Welfare: An Expanded Edition.Amartya Sen - 2017 - Harvard University Press.
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  12. Rights and Agency.Amartya Sen - 1982 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 11 (1):3-39.
    This paper is about three distinct but interrelated problems: (1) the role 0f rights in moral theory, (2) thc characterization 0f agent relative values and their admissibility in consequ<—:ncc—bascd evaluation, and ( 3) the nature 0f moral evaluation 0f states 0f aihirs.
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  13. On Economic Inequality.Amartya Sen - 1997 - Clarendon Press.
    Based on the 1972 Radcliffe Lectures, this book presents a systematic treatment of the conceptual framework as well as the practical problems of measurement of inequality.
     
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  14. Equality of What?Amartya Sen - 1987 - In John Rawls & Sterling M. McMurrin (eds.), Liberty, Equality, and Law: Selected Tanner Lectures on Moral Philosophy. University of Utah Press.
     
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  15. On Ethics and Economics.Amartya Sen - 1989 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 51 (4):722-723.
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  16. Utilitarianism and Welfarism.Amartya Sen - 1979 - Journal of Philosophy 76 (9):463-489.
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    Inequality Re-Examined.David Archard & Amartya Sen - 1995 - Philosophical Quarterly 45 (181):553.
    This book develops some of the most important themes of Sen's works over the last decade. He argues in a rich and subtle approach that we should be concerned with people's capabilities rather than their resources or welfare.
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  18. The Quality of Life.Martha Nussbaum & Amartya Sen - 1993 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 57 (2):377-378.
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  19. Human Rights and Capabilities.Amartya Sen - 2009 - In Mark Goodale (ed.), Human Rights: An Anthropological Reader. Wiley-Blackwell.
     
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  20. Internal Consistency of Choice.Amartya Sen - 1993 - Econometrica 61:495–521.
  21. The Quality of Life.Martha Nussbaum & Amartya Sen - 1994 - Ethics 105 (1):198-201.
     
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  22. Democracy as a Universal Value.Amartya Sen - unknown
    In the summer of 1997, I was asked by a leading Japanese newspaper what I thought was the most important thing that had happened in the twentieth century. I found this to be an unusually thought-provoking question, since so many things of gravity have happened over the last hundred years. The European empires, especially the British and French ones that had so dominated the nineteenth century, came to an end. We witnessed two world wars. We saw the rise and fall (...)
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    Towards Elements of a Theory of Human Rights.Amartya Sen - 2004 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 32 (4).
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  24. Positional Objectivity.Amartya Sen - 1993 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 22 (2):126-145.
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    The Idea of Justice: A Reply.Amartya Sen - 2011 - Social Philosophy Today 27:233-239.
  26. Evaluator Relativity and Consequential Evaluation.Amartya Sen - 1983 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 12 (2):113-132.
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    Plural Utility.Amartya Sen - 1981 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 81:193 - 215.
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  28. Consequential Evaluation and Practical Reason.Amartya Sen - 2000 - Journal of Philosophy 97 (9):477-502.
  29. Does Business Ethics Make Economic Sense?Amartya Sen - 1993 - Business Ethics Quarterly 3 (1):45-54.
    The importance of business ethics is not contrdicted in any way by Adam Smith’s pointer to the fact that our “regards to our own interests” provide adequate motivation tor exchange. There are many important economic relationships other than exchange, such as the institution of production and arrangements of distribution. Here business ethics can playa major part. Even as far as exchange is concerned, business ethics can be crucially important in terms of organization and behavior, going weil beyond basic motivation.
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  30. The Moral Standing of the Market.Amartya Sen - 1985 - Social Philosophy and Policy 2 (2):1.
    How valuable is the market mechanism for practical morality? What is its moral standing? We can scarcely doubt that as individuals we do value tremendously the opportunity of using markets. Indeed, without access to markets most of us would perish, since we don't typically produce the things that we need to survive. If we could somehow survive without using markets at all, our quality of life would be rather abysmal. It is natural to feel that an institution that is so (...)
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  31. Justice: Means Versus Freedoms.Amartya Sen - 1990 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 19 (2):111-121.
  32. Social Unity and Primary Goods.Amartya Sen & B. Willliams - 1982 - In Amartya Kumar Sen & Bernard Arthur Owen Williams (eds.), Utilitarianism and Beyond. Cambridge University Press. pp. 159--185.
     
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  33. Utilitarianism and Beyond.Amartya Sen & Bernard Williams (eds.) - 1982 - Cambridge University Press.
    A volume of studies of utilitarianism considered both as a theory of personal morality and a theory of public choice. All but two of the papers have been commissioned especially for the volume, and between them they represent not only a wide range of arguments for and against utilitarianism but also a first-class selection of the most interesting and influential work in this very active area. There is also a substantial introduction by the two editors. The volume will constitute an (...)
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    Consequential Evaluation and Practical Reason.Amartya Sen - 2000 - Journal of Philosophy 97 (9):477.
  35. Liberty and Social Choice.Amartya Sen - 1983 - Journal of Philosophy 80 (1):5-28.
  36. The Political Economy of Hunger.Amartya Sen - 2019 - Common Knowledge 25 (1-3):348-356.
    Sen’s essay concerns the existence of extensive hunger amidst unprecedented global prosperity in the contemporary world, but he argues that the problem would be decisively solvable if our response were no longer shaped by Malthusian pessimism. Effective famine prevention does not turn on food supply per head and the automatic mechanism of the market: there can be plenty of food while large sections of the population lack the means to obtain it. Effective famine prevention thus requires “entitlements.” Economically, governments can (...)
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    XII—Plural Utility.Amartya Sen - 1981 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 81 (1):193-216.
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    Moral Information.Amartya Sen - 1985 - Journal of Philosophy 82 (4):169-184.
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    Welfare Inequalities and Rawlsian Axiomatics.Amartya Sen - 1976 - Theory and Decision 7 (4):243-262.
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    The Idea of Justice: A Reply.Amartya Sen - 2011 - Social Philosophy Today 27:233-239.
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    Personal Utilities and Public Judgements: Or What's Wrong With Welfare Economics.Amartya K. Sen - 1979 - Economic Journal 89 (355):537-558.
  42. Utilitarianism and Beyond.Amartya Sen, Bernard Williams, Harlan B. Miller & William H. Williams - 1985 - Ethics 95 (2):333-341.
     
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    Adam Smith and the Contemporary World.Amartya Sen - 2010 - Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics 3 (1):50-67.
    This paper argues that many of Adam Smith’s insights,particularly those in his Theory of moral sentiments, have a relevance tocontemporary thought about economics and ethics that is currentlyunderappreciated. In economics, for example, Smith was concerned notonly with the sufficiency of self-interest at the moment of exchange butalso with the wider moral motivations and institutions required tosupport economic activity in general. In ethics, Smith’s concept of animpartial spectator who is able to view our situation from a criticaldistance has much to contribute (...)
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  44. Why Exactly is Commitment Important for Rationality?Amartya Sen - 2005 - Economics and Philosophy 21 (1):5-14.
    Gary Becker and others have done important work to broaden the content of self interest, but have not departed from seeing rationality in terms of the exclusive pursuit of self-interest. One reason why committed behavior is important is that a person can have good reason to pursue objectives other than self interest maximization (no matter how broadly it is construed). Indeed, one can also follow rules of behavior that go beyond the pursuit of one's own goals, even if the goals (...)
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    60 Population: Delusion and Reality.Amartya Sen - forthcoming - Environmental Ethics: The Big Questions.
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    Economics, Business Principles and Moral Sentiments.Amartya Sen - 1997 - Business Ethics Quarterly 7 (3):5-15.
    This essay discusses the place of business principles and of moral sentiments in economic success, and examines the role of cultures in influencing norms of business behavior. Two presumptions held in standard economic analysis are disputed: the rudimentary nature of business principles (essentially restricted, directly or indirectly, to profit maximization), and the allegedly narrow reach of moral sentiments (often treated to be irrelevant to business and economics). In contrast, the author argues for the need to recognize the complex structure of (...)
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  47. Reason, Freedom and Well-Being.Amartya Sen - 2006 - Utilitas 18 (1):80-96.
    I am embarrassed at being placed in the dizzying company of one of the truly great thinkers in the world. The similarities between Mill's ideas and mine partly reflect, of course, his influence on my thinking. But I also discuss some difficulties in taking Mill's whole theory without modification, since there are internal tensions within it. In a paper I published in 1967, I tried to discuss how Mill's willingness to hold on to some contrary positions depended on the nature (...)
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    Rationality and Uncertainty.Amartya Sen - 1985 - Theory and Decision 18 (2):109-127.
  49. Health Achievement and Equity: External and Internal Perspectives.Amartya Sen, S. Anand, F. Peter & A. K. Sen - 2004 - In Sudhir Anand, Fabienne Peter & Amartya Sen (eds.), Public Health, Ethics, and Equity. Oxford University Press.
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    Rawls Versus Bentham: An Axiomatic Examination of the Pure Distribution Problem.Amartya Sen - 1974 - Theory and Decision 4 (3-4):301-309.
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