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The idea of justice / Amartya Sen.

Book Book (2009.)
Description: xxviii, 467 p. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.
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  • ISBN: 0674060474
  • ISBN: 9780674036130 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0674036131
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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.

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Sen, Amartya. "The idea of justice." Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.

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