Inequality Reexamined




Inequality Reexamined

Number of page: 207
Author: Amartya Sen
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674452565
Rating:
Category: Law

In this deft analysis, Amartya Sen argues that the dictum all men are created equal serves largely to deflect attention from the fact that we differ in age, gender, talents, physical abilities as well as in material advantages and social background. He argues for concentrating on higher and more basic values: individual capabilities and freedom to achieve objectives.