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  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; 1st Edition edition (1 July 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141037857
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141037851
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.1 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 21 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 42,655 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Sen is one of the great thinkers of our era ... if a public intellectual is defined by his or her capacity to bridge the worlds of pure ideas and the most far-reaching policies, Sen has few rivals --The Times, July 4th 2009, David Aaronovitch --The Times<br \><br \>I believe that Amartya Sen's THE IDEA OF JUSTICE is the most important contribution to the subject since John Rawls's A THEORY OF JUSTICE appeared in 1971 --Hilary Putnam,Harvard University<br \><br \>A Majestic Book.......Reading the Idea of Justice is like attending a masterclass in practical reasoning. --Ziauddin Sardar, The Independent

I believe that Amartya Sen's THE IDEA OF JUSTICE is the most important contribution to the subject since John Rawls's A THEORY OF JUSTICE appeared in 1971 --Hilary Putman, Harvard University

A Majestic Book.......Reading the Idea of Justice is like attending a masterclass in practical reasoning. --Ziauddin Sardar, The Independent

About the Author

Amartya Sen is one of the world's leading public intellectuals. He is Professor of Economics and Professor of Philosophy at Harvard. He was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, from 1998 to 2004, and won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1998. His many celebrated books include Development as Freedom (1999), The Argumentative Indian (2005) and The Idea of Justice (2010). They have been translated into more than 30 languages.



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