Tag Archives: John Rawls

Herbert Gintis on Amartya Sen

Recently I had come across Gintis’s review of Sen’s idea of justice on Amazon and posted it on the blog. A comment prompted me to read it again. I did, and hence this post. Sen’s case for a capability approach is based on a critique of both Utilitarianism and Libertarianism. I think both Gintis and […]

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Liberty, Justice and Education: A Leaf from Amartya Sen’s ‘Development as Freedom’

The last post focused on the concepts of liberty.  Why did I even get there? All because of back and forth in response to an article written and posted on his Facebook page by my friend Faisal Bari.  The article was also posted on this blog and you can read it here if you haven’t […]

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