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Contemporary philosophy in focus.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-222) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Preface / Christopher W. Morris Introduction / Christopher W. Morris Preference, choice, and rationality : Amartya Sen's critique of the theory of rational choice in economics / Shatakshee Dhongde and Prasanta K. Pattanaik Ethics and economics / Christopher W. Morris Capability and agency / David Crocker and Ingrid Robeyns Freedom in the spirit of sen / Philip Pettit Social choice theory and the informational basis approach / Kevin Roberts Sen on sufficiency, priority, and equality / Peter Vallentyne Famine, poverty, and property rights / Steven Scalet and David Schmidtz Development : a misconceived theory can kill / Sabina Alkire.