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The idea of justice, Amartya Sen

Label
The idea of justice
Title
The idea of justice
Statement of responsibility
Amartya Sen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
UKM
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1933-
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Sen, Amartya
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Justice
  • Justice (Philosophy)
  • Social contract
Label
The idea of justice, Amartya Sen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint of edition originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: An approach to justice -- The demands of justice. -- Reason and objectivity -- Rawls and beyond -- Institutions and persons -- Voice and social choice -- Impartiality and objectivity -- Closed and open impartiality -- Forms of reasoning. -- Position, relevance and illusion -- Rationality and other people -- Plurality of impartial reasons -- Realizations, consequences and agency -- The materials of justice. -- Lives, freedoms and capabilities -- Capabilities and resources -- Happiness, well-being and capabilities -- Equality and liberty -- Public reasoning and democracy. -- Democracy as public reason -- The practice of democracy -- Human rights and global imperatives -- Justice and the world
Control code
ocn559782188
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 468 p.
Isbn
9780141037851
Label
The idea of justice, Amartya Sen
Publication
Note
Reprint of edition originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: An approach to justice -- The demands of justice. -- Reason and objectivity -- Rawls and beyond -- Institutions and persons -- Voice and social choice -- Impartiality and objectivity -- Closed and open impartiality -- Forms of reasoning. -- Position, relevance and illusion -- Rationality and other people -- Plurality of impartial reasons -- Realizations, consequences and agency -- The materials of justice. -- Lives, freedoms and capabilities -- Capabilities and resources -- Happiness, well-being and capabilities -- Equality and liberty -- Public reasoning and democracy. -- Democracy as public reason -- The practice of democracy -- Human rights and global imperatives -- Justice and the world
Control code
ocn559782188
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 468 p.
Isbn
9780141037851

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