VIRTUAL - Amartya Sen | Home in the World: A Memoir
Mon, February 7, 2022
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Economist Amartya Sen received the Nobel Prize for his “fascinating ... eloquent, and probing” (The New York Times) work on social choice theory, welfare economics, development economics, and economics during peacetime and war. Advocating for ethical economies that prioritize tolerance, pluralism, and harmony, his many books include An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions, Development as Freedom, and Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny. The Lamont University Professor at Harvard University, Sen is the recipient of many honors, including the Bharat Ratna, which is the most distinguished honor awarded by the president of India, the Eisenhower Medal, the French Legion of Honor, and the National Humanities Medal. “A portrait of a citizen of the world” (The Spectator), Home in the World recounts how his experiences in Asia, Europe, and the United States continue to shape his moral vision for the future.
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