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The idea of justice

The idea of justice

Sen, Amartya, 1933-

This major philosophical work, by one of the world's leading public intellectuals, constructs a new theory of justice, not from abstract ideals or notions of what perfect institutions and rules might be, but from what the results of a system are practically, in the world

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: Amartya Sen
ISBN: 0141037857, 9780141037851
Note: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2009.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xxvii, 468 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Justice (Philosophy); Justice.; Social contract.; Politics and Government.

Author note

Amartya Sen is Lamont University Professor, Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Economics, at Harvard University. He won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998 and was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1998-2004. His many books includeDevelopment as Freedom, Rationality and Freedom, The Argumentative IndianandIdentity and Violence.