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Rationality and freedom

Author: Amartya Sen
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, ©2002.
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Rationality and freedom are among the most profound and contentious concepts in philosophy and the social sciences. In this, the first of two volumes, Amartya Sen brings clarity and insight to these difficult issues.
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Sen, Amartya, 1933-
Rationality and freedom.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)647365206
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amartya Sen
ISBN: 0674009479 9780674009479 0674013514 9780674013513
OCLC Number: 50035186
Description: ix, 736 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction : rationality and freedom --
2. The possibility of social choice --
3. Internal consistency of choice --
4. Maximization and the act of choice --
5. Goals, commitment, and identity --
6. Rationality and uncertainty --
7. Non-binary choice and preference --
8. Rationality and social choice --
9. Individual preference as the basis of social choice --
10. Social choice and justice --
11. Information and invariance in normative choice --
12. Liberty and social choice --
13. Minimal liberty --
14. Rights : formulation and consequences --
15. Positional objectivity --
16. On the Darwinian view of progress --
17. Markets and freedoms --
18. Environmental evaluation and social change --
19. The discipline of cost-benefit analysis --
Freedom and social choice : the Arrow lectures : introductory remarks --
20. Opportunities and freedoms --
21. Processes, liberty and rights --
22. Freedom and the evaluation of opportunity.
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