Amartya Sen on Justice

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= Mainstream theories of justice, argues Amartya Sen in his latest book, have led us astray by emphasizing the search for the perfectly just society. In Sen's view, the prevention and elimination of manifest injustice in the world must take priority. He also stresses the role of reason and the importance of avoiding parochialism when considering and coming to conclusions on matters of justice.

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