On Ethics and Economics

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Wiley, Jan 8, 1991 - Business & Economics - 148 pages
In this elegant critique, Amartya Sen argues that welfare economics can be enriched by paying more explicit attention to ethics, and that modern ethical studies can also benefit from a closer contact with economies. He argues further that even predictive and descriptive economics can be helped by making more room for welfare-economic considerations in the explanation of behaviour.

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Talking about welfare/ Welfare Economics and ethical values is not sufficient, we should focus to be very practical in our life what we preach. Amartya Sen followed Bapuji' (Gandhian) Philosophy in his writings. But when he opposed/ criticized Practical Gandhian Modiji, Amartya Sen got exposed & lost his image of a Gandhian (Welfare oriented) Economist . He failed to proved to be a true Gandhian Economist. He looks just a puppet of anti-national & anti-social Congress. --DrVD Sharma( Gandhian Economist) - 9919883533 

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I've had to read the book several times to start grasping the meaning of the ideas exposed within. There are still more times that this book will need to be re-read, but I think the author demonstrates a clear and witty insight into the science of economics. Read full review

About the author (1991)

Amartya Sen is Lamont University Professor at Harvard University. He is affiliated with the Departments of Economics and Philosophy.

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