Amartya Sen

New book: <em>The Idea of Justice</em>. By Amartya Sen

New book: The Idea of Justice. By Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen, The Idea of Justice, Harvard University Press, 2009. 购买本书@亚马逊 Review The most important contribution to the subject since John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice. Sen argues that what we urgently need in our troubled world is not a theory of an ideally just state, but a theory that can yield judgments as to comparative justice, judgments that tell us when and why we are moving closer to or farther away from realizing justice in the present globalized world. –Hilary Putnam, Harvard University In lucid and vigorous prose, The Idea of Justice gives us a political philosophy that is…